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Brazilian president reacts to racial abuse

ESPN staff | February, 13 2014

BRASILIA, Brazil -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has given her support to a black Brazilian player who was racially abused by Peruvian fans during a Copa Libertadores match. Brazilian player Tinga, playing for Cruzeiro, was taunted with mon...

Argentine player attacked with broken jug in Peru

Reuters | February, 21 2010

Argentine soccer player Neston Gaitan was taken to hospital in the Amazonian city of Iquitos after his neck was cut with a broken jug in an attack at a restaurant, Peruvian media reported on Saturday.

Peruvian ref arrested on marijuana warrant

August, 26 2009

A Peruvian referee who was to work a Copa Sudamericana soccer match in Chile was arrested upon arriving in the country on Tuesday on an outstanding warrant tied to a 1997 marijuana case.

Nacional edge in front, Universitario win derby

Reuters | July, 13 2009

Nacional beat Defensor Sporting 2-1 in the first leg of Uruguay's title decider while in Peru, Universitario beat Alianza by the same score in the Lima derby at the weekend.

Peruvian players seek widespread reforms

May, 29 2009

Peruvian players could succeed where the government failed in a bold attempt to force widespread changes in the way soccer is run in their country.

Uruguay lament Lugano absence for Brazil game

May, 29 2009

The absence of firebrand defender Diego Lugano will be a major blow for Uruguay when they face Brazil in next month's World Cup qualifier, coach Oscar Tabarez said Thursday that

Peru players threaten to boycott the national team

Soccernet Staff | May, 27 2009

Peruvian players said they would boycott the national team if the country's soccer authorities do not make wholesale changes to the way the sport is run.

Solano heads back to Peru to finish career

January, 5 2009

Nolberto Solano is returning home to Peru to finish his playing career with Universitario.

Ref trapped, cop car flamed in Peru riot

December, 1 2008

A police car was set alight and the referee trapped in his dressing room for nearly three hours during a riot at a Peruvian second division match.

Fans fight on the pitch in Uruguay and Peru

November, 17 2008

Supporters of Uruguayan clubs Danubio and Nacional fought on the pitch after the top-of-the-table match on Sunday which the hosts won 1-0.

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