Abelardo Fernández

Football, Football player

1970 –

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Who is Abelardo Fernández?

Abelardo Fernández Antuña, simply Abelardo, is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a central defender, and the current coach of Sporting de Gijón B.

A player with good heading and marking ability, he was also known for a distinctive bald head, a style which he adopted from a relatively young age. During his career, he was almost exclusively associated with Sporting de Gijón and FC Barcelona, having amassed totals of 385 La Liga games in 14 seasons.

Having won nearly 60 caps for Spain in one full decade, Abelardo represented the nation in two World Cups and as many European Championships.

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Born
Apr 19, 1970
Gijón
Also known as
  • Abelardo Fernandez
Nationality
  • Spain
Lived in
  • Gijón

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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