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France tops Peru as La Blanquirroja’s World Cup dreams are dashed
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Jun 21, 2018 Leave a comment

France tops Peru as La Blanquirroja’s World Cup dreams are dashed

  One week and two games were all it took for Peru’s World Cup hopes to end as La Blanquirroja was eliminated from getting to the Round of 16 with  Full Article »

Peru comes up short in agonizing World Cup opener to Denmark
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Jun 16, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru comes up short in agonizing World Cup opener to Denmark

Post-game update: Even though Peru had a storm of opportunities to get goals in this game, La Blanquirroja just couldn’t convert on its chances and lost 1-0 in its World  Full Article »

How one fan gained a bunch of weight to see Peru play in the World Cup
Posted by Frances Jenner on Jun 15, 2018 Leave a comment

How one fan gained a bunch of weight to see Peru play in the World Cup

Some fans will go to any lengths to get a ticket for the World Cup, and one Peruvian has taking it to the extreme by gaining 25 kilograms in order  Full Article »

Peru World Cup preview: Can La Blanquirroja keep up its hot streak in Russia?
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Jun 13, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru World Cup preview: Can La Blanquirroja keep up its hot streak in Russia?

  There is probably no stranger parallel between national team and coach as the one that runs between Peru and Ricardo Gareca. In a South American qualifier game in 1985,  Full Article »

Peru plays even with home-side Sweden in final dress rehearsal before World Cup
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Jun 9, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru plays even with home-side Sweden in final dress rehearsal before World Cup

  As the reality of Peru’s first World Cup in more than three decades descends upon La Blanquirroja, nerves finally seemed to catch up to the previously unflappable side. But  Full Article »

Paolo Guerrero returns to Peru with goal over Saudi Arabia in 3-0 friendly win
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on Jun 3, 2018 Leave a comment

Paolo Guerrero returns to Peru with goal over Saudi Arabia in 3-0 friendly win

  The good news for Peru is that captain Paolo Guerrero is back and cleared to play in the World Cup. The great news is that the country’s all-time leading  Full Article »

Paolo Guerrero cleared to play in World Cup after Swiss court overturns suspension
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 31, 2018 Leave a comment

Paolo Guerrero cleared to play in World Cup after Swiss court overturns suspension

  That sound you hear is all of Peru rejoicing. After a long drawn-out drama between national team captain Paolo Guerrero and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), a  Full Article »

WATCH: Denmark offers heartwarming welcome to Peru before their World Cup clash
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 30, 2018 Leave a comment

WATCH: Denmark offers heartwarming welcome to Peru before their World Cup clash

  Peru’s three group stage rivals in the upcoming World Cup recently made headlines when their team captains signed a letter of support to lift the suspension off Blanquirroja star  Full Article »

Peru beats Scotland 2-0 in pre-World Cup friendly
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 29, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru beats Scotland 2-0 in pre-World Cup friendly

  Peru’s undefeated run towards the World Cup continues after La Blanquirroja made it 13 straight matches without a loss in Tuesday’s 2-0 win over Scotland at Lima’s National Stadium.  Full Article »

Peru national team captain Paolo Guerrero ruled out of World Cup for doping ban
Posted by Michael Krumholtz on May 14, 2018 27 comments

Peru national team captain Paolo Guerrero ruled out of World Cup for doping ban

  On the heels of its magical run into a first World Cup berth in more than three decades, Peru’s national team saw its luck take a turn for the  Full Article »