Hungary climbed 18 places in the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings, moving into the top 30 for the first time in their history, as FIFA.com reports.
Hungary snatched a 2-1 victory over Sweden through a 90th-minute Gergely Rudolf strike, drawing level with their opponents in UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying Group E.
After only 15 minutes of play VfB Stuttgart lost Matthiew Delpierre to a straight red card but fought to avoid the relegation zone as their ten-man side defeated Frankfurt 2-0.
Erwin Koeman's Hungary are hoping to cast off the shackles of their glorious history by clinching a place at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
Dutchman Erwin Koeman is seeking to lead Hungary back to their glory days of old, starting by guiding them to a place at South Africa 2010.
Tamas Hajnal has won the Hungarian Footballer of the Year award for the second year running, beating Szabolcs Huszti by the narrowest of margins.