Néstor Combín with Juventus FC c. 1964–65
|Date of birth||29 December 1939|
|Place of birth||Las Rosas, Argentina|
|Colón de San Lorenzo|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He was dubbed "La Foudre" (The Lightning) in France, for his speed, and "Il Selvaggio" (the Savage) in Italy, for his fighting spirit.
In a game between A.C. Milan and Argentine side Estudiantes for the 1969 Intercontinental Cup, Combin was dealt with aggressively by rival players and had his nose broken (the infamous "Bombonera Massacre"). When he was leaving the stadium he was arrested, under a charge of desertion. After international pressure and indignation rising, he was released.
He was one of the first French internationals who played abroad in Italy's Serie A. He won several titles there, including a Coppa Italia (Italian Cup) with Juventus and another with Torino and a Intercontinental Cup (European/South American Cup) with Milan.
He played 38 games with Juventus (10 goals), and scored 32 goals in three seasons for Torino (99 overall matches).
He has 8 caps with the France national team, obtained between 1964 and 1968, and scored four goals.
He played at the World Cup 1966 with France.
- Coppa Italia: 1964–65
- Coppa Italia: 1967–68
- Ligue 2 top scorer: 1974
- Archivio Toro - Official Torino F.C. Archives