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Paolo Guerrero biopic has successful premiere in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 5, 2017 Leave a comment

Paolo Guerrero biopic has successful premiere in Peru

“Guerrero,” a film based on the life of Peruvian soccer player Paolo Guerrero, had the bestselling opening weekend of any Peruvian film in 2016. Over 112,000 people went to see  Full Article »

Luck and persistence take Peru to Copa America quarterfinals
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 15, 2016 1 comment

Luck and persistence take Peru to Copa America quarterfinals

Peru has emerged from group play with two shaky victories over Brazil and Haiti to advance to the elimination stage in the Copa America Centenario. After an unimpressive victory over  Full Article »

Peru national soccer team named for Copa America Centenario
Posted by Colin Post on May 17, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru national soccer team named for Copa America Centenario

The Peruvian Soccer Federation (FPF) has named the official national selection for the centennial Copa America tournament in the United States. Team manager Ricardo Gareca surprised Peru’s sports fans in  Full Article »

Paolo Guerrero becomes Peru’s top goal-scorer of all time
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 25, 2016 1 comment

Paolo Guerrero becomes Peru’s top goal-scorer of all time

Striker Paolo Guerrero scored his 27th career goal for Peru’s national team against Venezuela to surpass Teofilo Cubillas as Peru’s top scorer of all time. Peru tied Venezuela 2-2 in  Full Article »

Peru doubtful for 2018 World Cup after loss to Chile
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 14, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru doubtful for 2018 World Cup after loss to Chile

A ten-man Peru lost its second consecutive World Cup elimination match to Chile last night after falling to Colombia last week. Peru needed a win at home against its historic  Full Article »

Paolo Guerrero nominated for Ballon d’Or soccer award
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 3, 2015 Leave a comment

Paolo Guerrero nominated for Ballon d’Or soccer award

Peru soccer star Paolo Guerrero was nominated two win the FIFA Ballon d’Or soccer award in 2015. Guerrero was one of 59 nominees to win the award for best player  Full Article »

Peru beats Paraguay 2-0 to finish third in Copa America
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 3, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru beats Paraguay 2-0 to finish third in Copa America

Goals from Andre Carrillo and Paolo Guerrero led Peru past Paraguay 2-1 at the Ester Roa Rebolledo Stadium in Concepcion, Chile last night to win third place in the 2015  Full Article »

Peru to face Chile after Guerrero hat trick dispatches Bolivia
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 26, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru to face Chile after Guerrero hat trick dispatches Bolivia

Peru defeated Bolivia 3-1 in the Copa America quarterfinals last night to qualify for a semifinals match against tournament host Chile. Paolo Guerrero scored two goals in the first 23  Full Article »

National soccer team selected for Copa America tournament
Posted by Colin Post on May 27, 2015 1 comment

National soccer team selected for Copa America tournament

The coach of Peru’s national soccer team has selected the players who will represent the country at the 2015 Copa America tournament in Chile. The biggest surprise from coach Ricardo Gareca’s  Full Article »

Spike in dengue fever prompts state of emergency in Piura
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 20, 2015 1 comment

Spike in dengue fever prompts state of emergency in Piura

A state of emergency has been declared in the Piura department after a spike in confirmed cases of dengue. Piura has seen over 1,100 confirmed cases of dengue and two deaths  Full Article »