Soccer Players The Best Soccer Players from Peru  

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Ever wonder who are the best soccer players from Peru? Whether you're curious or have want to help determine just which players are the best, this list includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Peru, along with photos when available. This list of best Peruvian soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list, as ranked by soccer fans worldwide. If you're searching for a particular famous Peruvian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

Below, you'll find top players like Juan Reynoso Guzmán and Juan Joya, among plenty of other top players to help you ultimate answer the questions, "Who are the best Peruvian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Peruvian soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Peru in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Peruvian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.

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Teófilo Cubillas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Midfielder Teófilo Juan Cubillas Arizaga is a Peruvian former footballer. He was selected as Peru's greatest ever player in an IFFHS poll, in which he was also included in the world's Top 50. He was ...more

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Paolo Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Paolo Guerrero Forward José Paolo Guerrero Gonzales is a Peruvian footballer, who plays for Sport Club Corinthians Paulista and the Peruvian national team. Guerrero is known to be a skillful supporting forward ...more

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Jefferson Farfán is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Forward, Midfielder Jefferson Agustín Farfán Guadalupe is a Peruvian professional footballer who mainly plays as a forward or winger for Schalke 04 and the Peruvian national football team. ...more

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Nolberto Solano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Midfielder Nolberto Albino "Ñol" Solano Todco, commonly known as Nobby Solano, is a retired Peruvian professional footballer, and former manager of Peruvian Primera División club ...more

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César Cueto is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Midfielder César Augusto Cueto Villa is a retired Peruvian attacking midfielder, nicknamed "El Poeta de la zurda". He played 51 times for the Peru national team between 1972 and 1987 and ...more

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Héctor Chumpitaz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Defender Héctor Eduardo Chumpitaz Gonzales is a former footballer from Peru. He, with Teófilo Cubillas and Hugo Sotil, have been some of Peru's most recognized football players He was the ...more

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Hugo Sotil is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Forward, Midfielder Hugo Alejandro Sotil Yerén is a Peruvian former professional football player. Nicknamed El Cholo, he played as a striker or midfielder. Together with Teófilo Cubillas and ...more

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Teodoro Fernández is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Forward Teodoro Fernández Meyzán, nicknamed "Lolo", was a Peruvian football striker. Arguably one of Peru's two most important football players, he was part of the Peruvian squad ...more

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Julio César Uribe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Julio César Uribe Midfielder Julio César Uribe Flores is a Peruvian football manager and former player. Uribe is currently the manager of Peruvian First Division club Universidad de San Martín since the 2013 ...more

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Claudio Pizarro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Forward Claudio Miguel Pizarro Bosio is a Peruvian footballer who plays as a striker for Bayern Munich. He is known for his scoring ability and headers. On 23 October 2010, Pizarro surpassed the 133 ...more

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Edison Flores is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Edison Flores Edison "Orejas" Flores Peralta is a Peruvian footballer who plays as a winger or second striker for Villarreal B in the Segunda División B. With a great vision on the pitch and ...more

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José Velásquez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
José Velásquez Defender, Midfielder José Manuel Velásquez Castillo is a retired football midfielder from Peru. Nicknamed "El Patrón", he played for the Peru national football team that won the Copa ...more

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Julio Meléndez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Julio Meléndez Defender Julio Meléndez Calderón is a retired Peruvian football defender.

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Víctor Benítez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Víctor Benítez Defender, Midfielder Víctor Benítez Morales is a Peruvian footballer born in Lima, Perù, October 30, 1936, nicknamed "El Conejo", he played defensive midfielder or defender. He played ...more

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Juan Manuel Vargas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Juan Manuel Vargas Defender, Forward, Midfielder Juan Manuel Vargas Risco is a Peruvian footballer who plays as a winger for Serie A club Fiorentina. His previous clubs include Universitario, Colón, Catania and Genova. He has ...more

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Yoshimar Yotún is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Yoshimar Yotún Defender, Midfielder Victor Yoshimar Yotún Flores is a Peruvian footballer who currently plays for Malmö FF and the Peru national team, as a left back or left winger.

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Alejandro Villanueva is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Forward Carlos Alejandro Villanueva Martínez was a Peruvian football player, considered one of the most important Alianza strikers in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Carlos Zambrano is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Carlos Zambrano Defender Carlos Augusto Zambrano Ochandarte is a Peruvian footballer who plays for Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt. He is known for his strong tackle and excellent defensive capabilities, being a ...more

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Pedro Pablo León is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Pedro Pablo León Pedro Pablo León García, also known as Pedro "Perico" León, is a retired Peruvian footballer.

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Juan Valdivieso is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Forward, Goalkeeper Juan Humberto Valdivieso Padilla was a Peruvian football goalkeeper and manager. During his career, he played club football for Alianza Lima. He also made 10 appearances for the Peruvian ...more

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Juan Joya is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Juan Joya Forward Juan Joya Cordero is a former Peruvian football player, recognized as one of Peru's most important strikers. He established himself as a left-winger during the 1960s in the most successful team ...more

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Juan Reynoso Guzmán is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Juan Reynoso Guzmán Defender Juan Máximo Reynoso Guzmán is a retired Peruvian footballer, and a current coach.

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Juan Seminario is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Juan Seminario Winger, Forward Juan Roberto Seminario Rodríguez is a retired Peruvian football player, recognized as one of Peru's most important strikers. Nicknamed "El Loco" he is the only Zaragoza player ...more

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Cristian Benavente is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Cristian Benavente Cristian Benavente Bristol is a Peruvian professional footballer who plays for Real Madrid Castilla as an attacking midfielder.

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Paolo Hurtado is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Peru
Paolo Hurtado Forward, Midfielder Cristopher Paolo César Hurtado Huertas, commonly known as Paolo Hurtado, is a Peruvian footballer who currently plays for Peñarol on loan from Paços de Ferreira, as a