After playing against Palmeiras twice in the group stage of the Copa Libertadores 2009 he transferred to the Brazilian club on September 2009. His debut for Palmeiras was on a 2–1 win over Cruzeiro on September 24, 2009. And with good appearances with Palmeiras in 2009, Figueroa was the first choice player for right back position in the 2010 club's season. Unfortunately, Figueroa performed below it was expected from him due to leg injury in late February 2010. During recovery, Palmeiras announced the arrival of Vítor, who would be the first choice as right back following Figueroa's recovery. Palmeiras announced that they would not renew Figueroa's contract, expiring on 31 July 2010, and Figueroa moved back to Chile, this time joining Unión Española.
Luis Pedro Figueroa debuted in the national Chilean team in 2004 during the Copa América 2004 in Peru. Figueroa has also played friendlies during the 2006 and he scored his first goal for Chile against Paraguay (3–2 victory).