José Belforti

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José Belforti
Personal information
Full name José María Belforti Rodríguez
Date of birth (1981-07-04) 4 July 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2003 Argentinos Juniors 1 (0)
2003–2004 Libertas Stabia
2004–2006 Defensores Belgrano
2006–2007 Melilla 30 (0)
2007–2008 Lucena 35 (1)
2008–2009 Écija 29 (0)
2009–2010 Cerro Reyes 30 (2)
2010–2013 Lugo 76 (2)
2013–2014 Cádiz 9 (0)
2014 Cacereño 1 (0)
2015–2016 Eldense 22 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 June 2017.

José María Belforti Rodríguez (born 4 July 1981) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a defender.

Football career[edit]

Born in Buenos Aires, Belforti played in the Argentine Primera División with Argentinos Juniors, also representing in his country Defensores de Belgrano. After a spell in Italy in amateur football he moved to Spain in 2006, where he spent the remainder of his career, almost exclusively in the lower leagues.

In the 2011–12 season, Belfort contributed with 34 games and one goal (playoffs included) as CD Lugo promoted to Segunda División for only the second time in its history. He made his debut in the competition on 17 February 2013, playing the full 90 minutes in a 0–3 away loss against SD Huesca.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Belforti's twin brother, Martín, was also a footballer. A midfielder, he too played several seasons in Spain.[2]


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