Juan Francisco Lombardo
Personal information Date of birth
June 11, 1925 Place of birth
Mendoza, Argentina Date of death
May 24, 2012 (aged 86) Place of death
Argentina Playing position
Defender Senior career* Years
( Gls) 1947–1951
Newell's Old Boys
(0) National team 1952–1959
* 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. He played a large part of his career for Argentine giants  Boca Juniors and represented Argentina on 37 occasions.
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.
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.