Warrior by name, warrior by nature but three weeks before the World Cup Peru’s all-time top scorer, Paolo Guerrero, is facing a battle he not only cannot win but arguably should not be fighting at all.
Until last week the 34-year-old thought he was off to Russia for his career swansong. Instead he is off to Switzerland to beg the Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, for a reprieve after the court of arbitration for sport extended his ban for testing positive for cocaine from six to 14 months.
Written by Sean Ingle
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/may/20/punishment-for-cocaine-use-does-not-fit-crime under the title “Punishment for cocaine use while taking part in sport does not fit the crime | Sean Ingle”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.