More than 40,000 Peruvian fans showed up at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami to see Peru's World Cup team play a friendly against Croatia on March 24, 2018. Peru is back in the World Cup after a 36-year absence.
More than 40,000 Peruvian fans showed up at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami to see Peru's World Cup team play a friendly against Croatia on March 24, 2018. Peru is back in the World Cup after a 36-year absence. Pedro Portal Miami Herald
More than 40,000 Peruvian fans showed up at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami to see Peru's World Cup team play a friendly against Croatia on March 24, 2018. Peru is back in the World Cup after a 36-year absence. Pedro Portal Miami Herald

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