Peruvians getting ahead of themselves. A whole 30 min TV show dedicated to the explosion in figurine & playing card trade, that will occur when they qualify for Qatar.
Day off tomorrow for public servants, and whole nation will come to a standstill for the game, which kicks off 1pm local time. No one is thinking about a loss!https://news.middleeast-24.com/sports/amp/255104“We announce that next Monday will be an official holiday in the country to allow the people to watch the national team match in the World Cup qualifiers,” said Alejandro Salas, Peru’s Minister of Culture.
It has not yet been determined for the private sector whether employees will be granted official leave or not, but according to reports, the majority of companies will join the government’s decision because it is optional.
The Minister of Culture added: “We cannot deceive ourselves, there is no Peruvian who does not want to see his country’s national team. In recent years, the national team has become a Source of pride and a symbol of identity for us. Peru needs union on this day.”
He continued, “We know that Peru’s qualification for the World Cup will revive the economy, because friends can watch the match in restaurants and bars, as well as families will unite and celebrate together with each goal.”