Peru takes in Russia for the first time in 36 years at the world cup. The players from the Latin American country showed itself Tuesday during a first press conference very motivated.
“Every player between the lines will appear, is willing to give his life for the national team,” said attacker Edison Flores during a press conference in Moscow.
Peru plays this Saturday in Saransk his first groepsduel against Denmark. For the 24-year-old Flores is a special match because he’s playing football in the Danish league for Aalborg. “The match against Denmark is similar to that against Sweden”, he refers to the oefenmatch of last weekend against Sweden, which at 0-0 it ended. “They have good players in front of danger can provide, but we also have some boys. It is a great match.”
For defender Yoshimar Yotun should the world cup to start. “The team is prepared. We debut against Denmark, and it is important that we match to win.”
Still in group C plays Peru against France (21 June) and Australia (26 June).