|Date of birth||
27 March 1937|
|Place of birth||
Udine, Kingdom of Italy|
1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Francesco Janich (Italian pronunciation: [franˈtʃesko ˈjaːnitʃ]; born 27 March 1937) is an Italian former footballer who played as a sweeper.
During his club career, Janich played for Atalanta (1956–58), Lazio (1958–61), and Bologna (1961–72) in Serie A, as well as Lucchese (1972–73) in Serie C.
At international level, Janich earned 6 caps for the Italy national football team, and played in both the 1962 and 1966 World Cups.
Francesco Janich to this day holds the Serie A record for playing the highest number of games, 426, without scoring a goal and without a single red card.