|Full name||Nelson Javier Abeijón Pessi|
|Date of birth||July 21, 1973|
|Place of birth||Montevideo, Uruguay|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|2003–2004||→ Como (loan)||10||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of 2008 season.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2003
He started his career in 1994 with nacional (winning one minor title championship). His role as a holding midfield player and his tough approach of the game made him very popular among his fans. He eventually left the team in the season 1997-1998 when he played in Spain La Liga with Racing de Santander. In August 1998 Abeijón moved to Italian Serie A and then Serie B with Cagliari and Como. In the summer of 2006 he was transferred to Atalanta. During his career he played 282 matches and scored 23 goals.
Abeijón made his debut for the Uruguay national football team on October 19, 1994 in a friendly match against Peru (0-1 win) in the Estadio Nacional José Díaz in Lima, Peru. He earned a total number of 23 caps for his native country, scoring two goals.
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