Peru national football team facts for kids
(The White and Red)
|Association||Peruvian Football Federation (FPF)|
|Head coach||Ricardo Gareca|
|Most caps||Roberto Palacios (128)|
|Top scorer||Paolo Guerrero (35)|
|Home stadium||Estadio Nacional|
|Current||20 (7 February 2019)|
|Highest||10 (October 2017)|
|Lowest||91 (September 2009)|
|Current||16 4 (3 March 2019)|
|Highest||10 (March–June 2018)|
| Peru 0–4 Uruguay
(Lima, Peru; 1 November 1927)
| Peru 9–1 Ecuador
(Bogotá, Colombia; 11 August 1938)
| Brazil 7–0 Peru
(Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia; 26 June 1997)
|Appearances||5 (first in 1930)|
|Best result||Top 8, 1970 (Quarterfinals) & 1978 (Round 2)|
|Appearances||29 (first in 1927)|
|Best result||Champions, 1939 and 1975|
|CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|Appearances||1 (first in 2000)|
|Best result||Semifinals, 2000|
Images for kids
Oswaldo Ramírez scored the goals against Argentina that secured Peru's 1970 World Cup qualification.
Peru in 1968, wearing their traditional kit. The distinctive red "sash" has been emblazoned across Peru's white shirts continuously since 1936.
Giant poster in the town below Machu Picchu, featuring Edison Flores and the chant ¡Arriba Perú!
Hugo Sotil, Teófilo Cubillas, and Roberto Challe (left to right) at the Estadio Nacional in 1973.
Peru's match against Romania at the 1930 World Cup.
Peru playing against Austria in the 1936 Olympic football tournament.
Peru national football team Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.