Peru national football team

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Peru Peru
Nickname(s) La Blanquirroja (The White and Red)
Association Federación Peruana de Futbol (FPF)
Confederation CONMEBOL
FIFA code PER
FIFA ranking 29 Steady (31 December 1963)
Highest FIFA ranking 15 (1959)
Lowest FIFA ranking 34 (1934)
First international  Uruguay 5–1  Peru
(Lima, Peru; 1 November 1927)
World Cup appearances 1 (First in 1930)
Best result Group Stage, (1930 FIFA World Cup)
Copa América appearances 11 (First in 1927)
Best result Champions, (1935, 1939)


The Peru national football team is the association football team that represents the country of Peru in international competition since beginning in 1927. It is controlled by the Peruvian Football Federation (Federación Peruana de Futbol).

Peru has only competed in one FIFA World Cup where they got only a single point in their three group games. They have also entered the South American Championship, 11 times winning the title twice.

History[edit | edit source]

Competitive record[edit | edit source]

FIFA World Cup[edit | edit source]

     Gold       Silver       Bronze  

FIFA World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA
France 1906 Did Not Enter
1910
England 1914
Netherlands 1922
Spain 1926
Uruguay 1930 Group Stage 14th 3 0 1 2 2 10
Italy 1934 Did Not Qualify
Argentina 1938
Sweden 1950 Did Not Enter
Chile 1954 Did Not Qualify
Switzerland 1958
Mexico 1962
Total Group Stage 1/12 3 0 1 2 2 10

Copa América[edit | edit source]

     Champions       Runners-up       Third Place       Fourth Place  

South American Championship
Year Round Position GP Won Drawn* Lost GS GA
Brazil 1918 Did Not Compete
Argentina 1920
Brazil 1922
Uruguay 1923
Brazil 1925
1927 Third Place 3rd 3 0 1 2 3 12
Argentina 1931 Fourth Place 4th 3 0 1 2 3 7
1935 Champions 1st 3 2 1 0 6 2
Argentina 1937 Third Place 3rd 5 3 1 1 9 7
1939 Champions 1st 4 3 1 0 11 4
1941 Third Place 3rd 4 2 1 1 5 2
Argentina 1945 Did Not Enter
Ecuador 1947 Fifth Place 5th 5 1 2 2 5 8
Brazil 1949 Third Place 3rd 5 2 0 3 11 13
Peru 1953 Fifth Place 5th 5 1 1 3 5 8
Uruguay 1957 Fourth Place 4th 5 2 1 2 8 8
Ecuador 1959 Fourth place 4th 5 2 2 1 9 8
Bolivia 1963 Did Not Qualify

External Links[edit | edit source]

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