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Peruvians Abroad

Peruvians Abroad Roundup: Ruidíaz braces and Advíncula’s steel lungs

Featured Image: Canadian Press Apologies for the two-week hiatus. There was a bit of a lull involving Peruvians abroad due to the international break. Now that it’s over, everybody has returned to their respective clubs. While some were left out of the matchday squads to rest up, like Pedro Aquino and André Carrillo, others were […]

National Team Primera Division

Is Marcos López’s future at left-back or as a winger?

Featured Image: AP Photo Marcos López became the youngest-ever player to represent Peru under Ricardo Gareca at 18 years and 10 months. He logged around 25 minutes against Germany and was quite lively. Now the question is whether López can build on that debut to close out the Descentralizado with Sporting Cristal on a high […]

Primera Division

Interview with Anthony Rosell: The FPF Almost Called Me Up

Ayacucho defender Anthony Rosell is one of the more promising Peruvian defenders in the Descentralizado. He spoke exclusively to The Peruvian Waltz about his ideal role, his future and how he was nearly called up to the national team back in 2016. Here is the full transcription. This interview has been slightly edited for clarity. […]

Historic Players

Julio Lores: The Story of the First Peruvian to Play Abroad

Photo: AgenciaLaLupa Mexico has always been a destination of choice for Peruvian players. We’re not just talking about the times of Juan Jose Muñante or Geronimo Barbadillo. This success has dated back to the 1930’s, and the first Peruvian to ever win a title on Mexican soil went by the name of the Julio Lores […]

Primera Division

Primera Division Roundup: Sporting Cristal suffers brutal defeat

Photo: Diario Trome With Matchday 2 of the Clausura in the books and the third round fast approaching, here’s a quick recap of each match from the past few days. Binacional 1-4 Real Garcilaso Real Garcilaso scored early and often in a match that puts them in second place (4 points) in the Clausura standings. […]