Friday, August 15, 2014

Retro Friday: Patricio Albacete scores for Argentina v Georgia in Lyon

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Capped 57 times by Argentina giant second-rower Patricio Albacete has three Rugby World Cups to his name and numerous club titles in France and Europe playing for Toulouse. His impact on the field has seen him being regarded as one of the leading players in his position worldwide. His contribution in terms of points has been more limited with one international try  too date, scored in Rugby World Cup 2007 against Georgia. The try was Argentina's third of four in a hard-fought bonus point victory in Lyon. Now aged 33 a lot of talks remains as to the playing future of Albacete in Pumas colors. Despite him missing in action he will nonetheless be playing as Toulouse host Oyonnax in a round one Top 14 fixture also being played on Saturday. 

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