José Sanfilippo

José Sanfilippo
José Sanfilippo 1962.jpg
Sanfilippo in 1962
Personal information
Full nameJosé Francisco Sanfilippo
Date of birth (1935-05-04) 4 May 1935 (age 83)
Place of birthBuenos Aires, Argentina
Playing positionStriker
Senior career*
1953–1962San Lorenzo(total) 260(200)
1963—1964Boca Juniors20(7)
1968–1971EC Bahia?(?)
1972San Lorenzo(see above)
1978San Miguel?(?)
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

José Francisco "El Nene" Sanfilippo (born 4 May 1935) is a former Argentine footballer who played as a striker.

Club career

Sanfilippo was born in Buenos Aires. During his club career he played for San Lorenzo, Boca Juniors and Banfield in Argentina, Nacional in Uruguay, and Bangu and SC Bahia in Brazil.[1]

He scored his first league goal for San Lorenzo on 21 November 1953 against Banfield, and went on to score 192 league goals for them up to 1962.[2]

In 1963 he moved to Boca Juniors, although in 1964 he was dismissed from the club following a disciplinary incident in a match against his former club, San Lorenzo.[3]

He joined Uruguayan side Nacional in 1964, after the first round of the Copa Libertadores. He scored against Colo Colo in the only Copa match he played for the club, before getting injured in a friendly match.[4]

He is the 5th highest scoring player in Argentine football.[5]