However, it was the 1978 tournament in Argentina where they had their first official kit-maker in Adidas, france world cup jersey and they really nailed it. According to Peruvian historian Jaime Pulgar-Vidal Otalora: “The national team’s jersey has been part of Peru’s identity, so much so that many think it’s a national symbol.” Peru have been wearing a red sash on white since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, but it was the 1970 World Cup — the first on colour TV — that brought it to the masses.