Peru’s National Soccer Team Faces Croatia and Iceland in Friendly Matches


After a first training session in Miami, the Blanquirroja is ready for its first matches.

This Friday 23 and Tuesday 27 the Peruvian soccer national soccer team will face in a friendly match the teams of Croatia and Iceland, respectively after having had a successful first training session in Miami.

“Optimism and desire to give the best”, was the common feeling among each of the team’s members, wrote El Peruano.

The most requested player in Fort Lauderdale was the Lokomotiv striker of Russia, Jefferson Farfán. He said that “we will see at what level we are. Against Croatia it will be a very tough match, they have high level players, but we have to show what we are made of, that is, good soccer”, according to El Peruano.

Another player who promised to make an effort to prove to his coach that he was not wrong to call him is Argentine forward Juniors Beto da Silva.

“For what has been seen in the practices so far, the Blanquirroja will line up as follows: Carlos Cáceda; Aldo Corzo, Christian Ramos, Alberto Rodriguez, Miguel Trauco; Renato Tapia, Yoshimar Yotun, Edison Flores, Christian Cueva; Jefferson Farfán, and Raúl Ruidíaz.”, as informed El Peruano on Tuesday.

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Ermelinda is a journalist from Caracas, Venezuela. She has a Master’s degree in Digital Journalism and has recently finished a technical degree in Veterinary Assistance because of her love for animals. She likes to do sports, but especially ballet, which she has practiced for more than 17 years. Her passion is to read, write, and blog about different topics, as well as travel whenever she can.