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

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

Season Club Title
1954 Boca Juniors Primera Division Argentina

International career

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

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