Peru: Sports, Entertainment & Leisure                          

  • The most popular sport in Peru is soccer.


  • Two pro clubs have dominated Peruvian soccer over the decades: Alianza Lima and Universitario de Deportes.


  • There are several newspapers dedicated almost exclusively to Peruvian soccer. Check out Futbol Peruano and Libero.


  • Basketball, volleyball, and gymnastics are also favorite sports.


  • Other popular recreational activities include socializing, family picnics, going to the movies, and watching television. Sunday is a favorite day for outings.