US top of FIFA rankings after winning Women's World Cup
ZURICH: The United States has returned to the top of the FIFA women's rankings after winning the World Cup.
The U.S. toppled Germany after beating Japan 5-2 in Sunday's final in Vancouver to collect the top prize in women's soccer for the first time in 16 years.
Germany finished fourth in Canada after losing to England in the third-place game.
England moved up a place to fifth, behind France and Japan, after its best Women's World Cup showing.