Juan Francisco Lombardo

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Juan Francisco Lombardo
Personal information
Date of birth (1925-06-11)June 11, 1925
Place of birth Mendoza, Argentina
Date of death May 24, 2012(2012-05-24) (aged 86)
Place of death Argentina
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1951 Newell's Old Boys ? (?)
1952–1960 Boca Juniors 196 (1)
1960 River Plate 9 (0)
National team
1952–1959 Argentina 37 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Juan Francisco Lombardo (June 11, 1925 – May 24, 2012) was an Argentine football defender.[1] He played a large part of his career for Argentine giants Boca Juniors and represented Argentina on 37 occasions.[2]

Club career[edit]

Lombardo started his career with Newell's Old Boys in Rosario, in 1952 he joined Boca Juniors where he played 196 games, his only goal for Boca came in a 2-2 draw with Club Atlético Platense in 1952.

In 1960 Lombardo left Boca on a free transfer to join their hated rivals River Plate, but he only made 9 appearances for the club before retiring later that year.

Club title[edit]

Season Club Title
1954 Boca Juniors Primera Division Argentina

International career[edit]

Lombardo made 37 appearances for Argentina, he played in 4 Copa Américas; 1955, 1956, and 2 in 1959. He also played in the 1958 FIFA World Cup.

International titles[edit]

Season Club Title
1955 Argentina Copa América 1955
1955 Argentina Copa América 1959 (Argentina)


  1. ^ Martínez, Juan José (2012-05-24). "Murió una gloria del fútbol argentino: el Pancho Lombardo" (in Spanish). Ovación (sports website of Diario Uno). Retrieved 2 June 2012.
  2. ^ rsssf: Argentina record international footballers Archived 2010-01-17 at WebCite