José Rafael Albrecht (born August 23, 1941) is a retired Argentine football defender. He represented Argentina at the 1962 and 1966 World Cups.
Albrecht was born in Tucumán. He started his career with Club Atlético Tucumán in 1957. In 1960 he was signed by Estudiantes, where he excelled and, thus, was called to play for the Argentina national team in 1961.
In 1962 he was transferred to San Lorenzo for 10 million pesos, a huge amount for those days. In San Lorenzo, he was part of two famous teams, the 'Carsucias' in 1964 and the 'Matadores' in 1968. The 'Matadores' team won the 1968 Metropolitano Championship without losing a single game. He played 229 games for the club scoring 56 goals. Most of them were by way of penalties, and today he is still hailed as one of the best penalty takers ever.
In 1970 Albrecht moved to Mexico where he played out his career with Club León where he won two Mexican Cups and two Mexican Supercups, he then played for Atlas until his retirement in 1975.
Albrecht played a total of 506 top flight games in his career, scoring a total of 95 goals, putting him in 7th place on the IFFHS list of top scoring defenders.
|Torneo de la República 1960||Atlético TucumánPrimera División Argentina|
|Metropolitano 1968||San Lorenzo||Primera Division Argentina|
|1970–1971||Club León||Campeón de Copa|
|1970–1971||Club León||Mexican Supercup|
|1971–1972||Club León||Campeón de Copa|