Peru ended their 36-year World Cup drought by finishing fifth in the South American Qualifiers and defeating New Zealand in the Intercontinental playoff.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be held in Russia from 14th June to 15th July. All teams have qualified for the tournament and these teams are required to register a squad of 23 players, which includes three goalkeepers. Only players from this squad can play in the tournament.
The 32 teams will be divided into eight groups of four teams each – Group A to Group H. The four teams in Group C are: Australia, Denmark, France and Peru.
Peru ended their 36-year World Cup drought by finishing fifth in the South American Qualifiers and defeating New Zealand in the Intercontinental playoff. Their FIFA ranking is 11. Let’s look at Peru’s official squad for FIFA World Cup, 2018.
Coach: Ricardo Gareca
- Pedro Gallese - Goalkeeper - 28 years old - 37 caps
- Alberto Rodríguez - Defender - 34 years old - 58 caps
- Aldo Corzo - Defender - 29 years old - 25 caps
- Anderson Santamaría - Defender - 26 years old - 3 caps
- Miguel Araujo - Defender - 23 years old - 7 caps
- Miguel Trauco - Defender - 25 years old - 26 caps
- Paolo Hurtado - Midfielder - 27 years old - 31 caps
- Christian Cueva - Midfielder - 26 years old - 43 caps
- Paolo Guerrero (captain) - Forward - 34 years old - 87 caps
- Jefferson Farfán - Forward - 33 years old - 83 caps
- Raúl Ruidíaz - Forward - 27 years old - 30 caps
- Carlos Cáceda - Goalkeeper - 26 years old - 4 caps
- Renato Tapia - Midfielder - 22 years old - 22 caps
- Andy Polo - Midfielder - 23 years old - 16 caps
- Christian Ramos - Defender - 29 years old - 65 caps
- Wilder Cartagena - Midfielder - 23 years old - 3 caps
- Luis Advíncula - Defender - 28 years old - 64 caps
- André Carrillo - Forward - 27 years old - 44 caps
- Yoshimar Yotún - Midfielder - 28 years old - 72 caps
- Edison Flores - Forward - 24 years old - 28 caps
- José Carvallo - Goalkeeper - 32 years old - 6 caps
- Nilson Loyola - Defender - 23 years old - 3 caps
- Pedro Aquino - Midfielder - 23 years old - 12 caps