Peru national football team

men's national association football team representing Peru

Peru national football team is the national football team of Peru.

Peru
Nickname(s)La Blanquirroja
(The White and Red)
Los Incas
(The Incas)
AssociationPeruvian Football Federation (FPF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL
(South America)
Head coachRicardo Gareca
CaptainPaolo Guerrero[1]
Most capsRoberto Palacios (128)
Top scorerPaolo Guerrero (35)
Home stadiumEstadio Nacional
FIFA codePER
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 27 Steady (27 May 2021)[2]
Highest10 (October 2017)
Lowest91 (September 2009)
First international
 Peru 0–4 Uruguay 
(Lima, Peru; 1 November 1927)
Biggest win
 Peru 9–1 Ecuador 
(Bogotá, Colombia; 11 August 1938)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 7–0 Peru 
(Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia; 26 June 1997)
World Cup
Appearances5 (first in 1930)
Best resultTop 8, 1970 (Quarterfinals) & 1978 (Round 2)
Copa América
Appearances29 (first in 1927)
Best resultChampions, 1939 and 1975
CONCACAF Gold Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2000)
Best resultSemifinals, 2000
Medal record
Bolivarian Games
Gold medal – first place 1938 Bogotá NA
Copa Centenario de Armenia
Bronze medal – third place 1989 Armenia NA
Kirin Cup
Gold medal – first place 1999 Japan NA
Gold medal – first place 2005 Japan NA
Gold medal – first place 2011 Japan NA
Marlboro Cup
Silver medal – second place 1989 New York NA
United States Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1997 U.S. Cup NA

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Selección: Paolo Guerrero y los delanteros de Perú". El Comercio (in Spanish). Empresa Editora El Comercio. 4 October 2017. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  2. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  3. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.