Jefferson Farfán Guadalupe (born October 26, 1984 in Lima, Peru)
is a Peruvian football forward, who currently plays for PSV
Eindhoven of the Eredivisie. He is a fine dribbler, and has
since proved himself as one of the Eredivisie's most lethal
Farfán began his professional career with Alianza Lima of Peru,
with whom he signed in 2001. Although he saw some time in 2001,
Farfan broke through in 2002, becoming an impact player and
helping Alianza win the Peruvian championship.
In his final season with the club in 2004, Farfán scored 14
goals for Alianza Lima, helping the club to another Peruvian
championship. Following that season, he was purchased by Dutch
club PSV Eindhoven, for a reported 2 million Euro transfer fee.
Farfan is currently an important player for the Peru national
team. Since making his debut for the side in February of 2003,
he has already registered more than 20 caps. He has also
contributed vital goals for PSV both domestically as well as in
the UEFA Champions League which saw PSV enjoying a fine run to
the semi-finals of the 2004/2005 season.
Jefferson Farfán ended the South American 2006 World Cup
qualifiers as the second top scorer, with 7 goals.