The latest FIFA Women’s World Ranking were released on Sept. 5 and the 2008 Olympic champion U.S. Women’s National Team is still in the top spot following its triumph in Beijing, China on Aug. 21. Germany is in second place, 59 points behind the USA, which is the largest-ever gap between the two long-time powers. Olympic silver-medallists Brazil are ranked third followed by Sweden and North Korea to round out the top five. Norway drops to sixth, followed by France, Denmark, Japan and Canada. Ireland, who the USA will play in its first three games on the Achieve Your Gold Tour, starting on Sept. 13 in Philadelphia, are ranked 28th in the world. The next FIFA Women’s World Rankings will be released in December.