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Personal information
Full name Miguel Gianpierre Araujo Blanco
Date of birth 24 October 1994 (1994-10-24) (age 26)
Place of birth Villa María del Triunfo, Peru
Height 1.80 m
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club Emmen
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Cobresol 4 (0)
2012–2013 Sport Huancayo 43 (1)
2013–2014 Red Star Belgrade 5 (0)
2014–2019 Alianza Lima 117 (5)
2018–2019 Talleres (loan) 12 (0)
2019– Emmen 45 (5)
National team
2011 Peru U17 3 (0)
2012–2013 Peru U20 5 (1)
2014– Peru 20 (0)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 December 2019.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:56, 24 June 2021 (UTC)

Miguel Gianpierre Araujo Blanco (born 24 October 1994) is a Peruvian footballer who plays for Dutch club Emmen and the Peru national team as a centre back.

Club career


Miguel Araujo started his senior career by joining Cobresol's first team on 13 July 2011. Then on 5 November 2011, at the age of 17, he made his league debut in the Torneo Descentralizado in matchday 27 away to Universidad César Vallejo. Araujo was included in the starting line-up by manager Teddy Cardama and was later changed for Jaime La Torre in stoppage time as the match finished in a 1–0 win for Vallejo. In his next match he played as a starter again in his side's 1–1 at home draw against Universitario de Deportes for matchday 28. He played the following matches as a starter and recorded his first win for his side in the 3–1 win over Colegio Nacional Iquitos for matchday 30.

Sport Huancayo

Arauho left Cobresol to join Sport Huancayo in January 2012. He played over 40 league matches with Sport Huancayo before making his move to Europe.

Red Star Belgrade

On 29 July 2013, he signed a four-year contract with Serbian club Red Star Belgrade and was assigned the number 20 on his jersey. He made his debut for the club in a 5–1 win over Novi Pazar on 19 October 2013, with manager Slaviša Stojanović describing his performance as "solid".


Since his return from Serbia, Araujo has become regular in Alianza Lima in the following seasons.

International career

Miguel Araujo was part of the Peruvian U-17 team that finished fourth at the 2011 South American Under-17 Football Championship and in the Peruvian U-20 team at the 2013 South American Youth Championship.

On 27 March 2013, he received a call for the Peruvian national team but has not debuted in a match against Trinidad and Tobago. He finally made his debut for Peru on 18 November 2014, in a friendly match against Paraguay.

In May 2018, he was named in Peru’s provisional 24 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Career statistics


Statistics accurate as of match played on 21 June 2021.
Year Apps Goals
2014 1 0
2016 1 0
2017 4 0
2018 5 0
2019 6 0
2020 2 0
2021 1 0
Total 20 0


Red Star
  • Serbian SuperLiga: 2013–14
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