The​ ​Historical​ ​Night​ ​For​ ​The​ ​Peruvians

On the night of November 15, 2017, New Zealand and Peru played their last, the second of two, World Cup playoff leg in Peru’s capital city, Lima. The Peruvians showcased their football skills: keeping the ball 60% of the time, not allowing a shot on goal, and constantly pressuring their opponents to give up the ball. This professional artistry has led Peru to be ranked 10th in the world(BBC). The 2-0 victory over New Zealand gives Peru’s team the last “golden ticket”, a chance to play in the World Cup competition in Russia next summer. It is the first time in 35 years that Peru will be playing on the world stage.

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