Everyone Should Root for Peru in the World Cup
5 days ago - By Slate
On that dreadful October night when everything went wrong for the U.S. men's national soccer team, absolutely everything went right for Peru. By a literal tip of a finger , La Blanquirroja snuck into a playoff match against New Zealand. A month later, Peru's first goal against the Kiwis sent the stadium in Lima into a seismic frenzy- no, seriously. When Peru won, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who has since resigned in scandal , called for a national holiday. Peru, as of this very moment, is riding a 15-game unbeaten streak into this weekend, when the national team will play its first...
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