Jose Rafael Albrecht, a glory of Saint Lawrence, died at age 79 as a victim of coronavirus.
The emblematic defender of Argentine soccer joined Los Matadores champions were consecrated in 1968 and also had steps through Atlético Tucumán, Estudiantes, León (where he won three titles), Atlas and the Argentine National Team.
Born on August 23, 1941 in Tucumán, the exquisite soccer player arrived in San Lorenzo in 1963, after serving at Atlético Tucumán (1957-1960) and Estudiantes de La Plata (1960-1962). A year before He played the 1962 World Cup in Chile and had a second experience in the 1966 World Cup in England together with the Argentine National Team.
He became an idol of the Cyclone in 1968, when the Matadores were born, one of the best teams in the history of the institution. In that campaign he scored 4 goals, two of them from penalties. That was precisely one of his specialties: he executed 37 and converted 35 (one deflected and another saved by Edilberto Righi, from Banfield).
During his time with the Barça team, between 1963 and 1970, he played 229 games and scored 55 goals..