Peru Portraits - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Peru World Cup Squad Photos

Just two weeks before the World Cup, Peruvian soccer fans received the news they had been praying for: Striker Paolo Guerrero, the team’s best player and all-time leading scorer, was authorized to play in Russia despite a doping ban. The No. 11 team in the world already boasted a stellar defense, and with Guerrero, 34, and Jefferson Farfan, 33, playing alongside one another in attack, La Blanquirroja could make a long run. Noteworthy: Thirty-six years have passed since Peru last qualified for a World Cup—the longest absence for any team in Russia.

Here, portraits of all 23 players on the 2018 World Cup squad.

Jefferson Farfan Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Jefferson Farfan Paulo Guerrero Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Paulo Guerrero

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Andy Polo Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Andy Polo Luis Advincula Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Luis Advincula Miguel Trauco Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Miguel Trauco Pedro Gallese Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Pedro Gallese Christian Ramos Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Christian Ramos Aldo Corzo Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Aldo Corzo Anderson Santamaria Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Anderson Santamaria Edison Flores Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Edison Flores Jose Carvallo Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Jose Carvallo Miguel Araujo Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Miguel Araujo Christian Cueva Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Christian Cueva Carlos Caceda Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Carlos Caceda Yoshimar Yotun Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Yoshimar Yotun Alberto Rodriguez Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Alberto Rodriguez Wilder Cartagena Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Wilder Cartagena Raul Ruidiaz Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Raul Ruidiaz Renato Tapia Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Renato Tapia Paolo Hurtado Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Paolo Hurtado Nilson Loyola Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Nilson Loyola Pedro Aquino Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Pedro Aquino Andre Carrillo Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Andre Carrillo



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