SARANSK, Russia | Peru coach says Guerrero fit for World Cup, ready to play

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SARANSK, Russia— The mere presence of striker Paolo Guerrero on Peru’s national team could have been a big distraction.

Any Peruvian success in Russia might have been tainted if opponents made a fuss that Guerrero, Peru’s all-time leading scorer, had no business playing in the World Cup after failing a drug test last year.

Instead, the situation has been largely diffused by a show of solidarity among players in and outside of Peru, including the captains of the other teams in Group C — France, Denmark and Australia.

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