10 Best Rivalries in International Football

Andrew Jordan@@Andrew_JordanSenior Writer IOctober 16, 2009

The 10 Best Rivalries in International Football

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    ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JUNE 17:  Patrice Evra of France challenges Gianluca Zambrotta of Italy during the UEFA EURO 2008 Group C match between France and Italy at Letzigrund Stadion on June 17, 2008 in Zurich, Switzerland.  (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images

Honorable Mentions

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No. 10 El Salvador vs Honduras

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No. 9 Turkey vs Greece

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    ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 17: Ioannis Amanatidis of Greece (l) battles with Turkey forward Gokdeniz Karadeniz during the Euro 2008 Qualifying match between Turkey and Greece at Ali Sami Yen Stadium on October 17, 2007 in Istanbul,Turkey.  (Photo by Stu F

No. 8 Denmark vs Sweden

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    SOLNA, SWEDEN - JUNE 06:  Zlatan ibrahimovic (L) of Sweden shoots past Daniel Agger (R) of Denmark during the FIFA2010 World Cup Qualifying Group 1 match between Sweden and Denmark at the Rasunda Stadium on June 6, 2009 in Solna, Sweden.  (Photo by Michae

No. 7 USA vs Mexico

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    MEXICO CITY - AUGUST 12:  Jonny Magallon #2 of Mexico and Charlie Davies #9 of the USA clash for the ball during the FIFA World Cup Qualifying soccer match between the USA and Mexico at Azteco Stadium August 12, 2009 in Mexico City, Mexico.  (Donald Miral

No. 6 Spain vs Portugal

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No. 5 Netherlands vs Germany

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No. 4 England vs Scotland

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    27 May 1989:  Scotland Captain Roy Aitken takes on England Captain Bryan Robson during the Rous Cup match at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland. England won the match 2-0. \ Mandatory Credit: Dave  Cannon/Allsport

No. 3 Germany vs England

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    LONDON - AUGUST 22: Christian Pander of Germany takes the ball from David Beckham of England during the international friendly match between England and Germany at Wembley stadium on August 22, 2007 in London, England.  (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Gett

No. 2 Italy vs France

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    BERLIN - JULY 09:  Mauro Camoranesi of Italy (L) holds off Zinedine Zidane of France during the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 Final match between Italy and France at the Olympic Stadium on July 9, 2006 in Berlin, Germany.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Im

No. 1 Brazil vs Argentina

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    BEIJING - AUGUST 19:  Javier Mascherano of Argentina is tackled by Lucas of Brazil during the men's football semifinal match at Workers' Stadium on Day 11 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 19, 2008 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/G