Adolfo Abdiel Machado, famous as Adolfo Machado is a professional Panamanian football player who plays as a defender for American Major League Soccer club, Houston Dynamo, and Panama national team. He has also played for clubs such as Saprissa, San Francisco, Communicaciones, Marathon, Marquense as well as Alianza.
Machado has played at Panama under 23 teams and made his senior international debut with Panama in 2008.
Adolfo Machado’s Early Career
Adolfo Machado was born on 14 February 1985 in Panama City, Panama. After showing an early interest in Football, the soccer star later joined a Panamanian local youth club Alianza in 2004.
Adolfo Machado’s Net worth and Salary
His annual salary is around €72,000 with a weekly salary of € 6,000 which he earns from his current club of Houston Dynamo and has a market worth of around £360,000 as of May 2018.
Looking at his professional playing career, his net worth is assumed to be around $ 500,000.
Adolfo Machado’s Career
After playing for the youth team of Alianza, he joined the main team and played 90 matches and scored six goals before departing in 2010.
He was loaned to Guatemalan football club, Marquense as a part of a loan transfer from Alianza for 2009 season.
The Panamanian defender later was transferred to Honduran football club, Marathon in 2010 and to the fellow Honduran club, Comunicaciones in 2011.
He was then moved to Panama football club, San Francisco FC in 2013 and was later transferred to Costa Rican football club, Saprissa as part of a loan deal from San Francisco.
After playing 41 matches and scoring a goal for the club, he signed a permanent contract with the club in 2014 and played 89 matches and scored a goal after being a permanent and regular player.
He is currently playing for American Major League Soccer club, Houston Dynamo with whom he signed in 2017.
Adolfo Machado’s International Career
After playing at the 2008 CONCACAF Men’s Pre-Olympic Tournament, he made his full international debut for the senior team of Panama against Guatemala and scored his first international goal against Haiti in a friendly on 19 June 2009.
He has represented Panama at the CONCACAF in 2011 and 2015 as well as 2016 Copa America. He along with Panamian players such as Gabriel Torres and Ismael Diaz are some of the players that are included the preliminary 35 man Panama squad led by Felipe Baloy.
Adolfo Machado’s Personal Life
Currently 33, Adolfo Machado stands at a height of 6 feet. Talking about his personal, there is no much information concerning his past or present relationship.
As per our record, he is possibly single and unmarried. The Panamanian defender was briefly suspended from playing by the FIFA after test positive on banned substance boldenone and after his ban ended in November 2013.