Player Details


Adolfo Machado


6' 0"


161 lbs

Date of Birth

2.14.1985 (39)


Panama City, Panama



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Career Summary

Veteran defender who brings championship experience to the Dynamo from Deportivo Saprissa in the Costa Rican first division. Signed with the Dynamo on December 21, 2016.

2018 MLS:  Has played in 21 regular season games and started in 18 ... Made his Dynamo return in a 3-0 win against Minnesota United FC on July 7 after representing Panama in the 2018 FIFA World Cup ... Named to the Panama roster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on May 30 and will represent his country in their first-ever World Cup appearance this summer ... Started at right back for the

LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP:  2018: started in two helping the Dynamo win their first Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

2017 MLS: Started and played every minute of the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs ... Made his playoff debut in a 1-0 win vs. Sporting Kansas City during the Knockout Round of the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs on October 26 ... Started and played all 90 minutes in 33 games this season ... Dished his second assist in a 3-0 win vs. Chicago Fire on October 22 ... Started and played all 90 minutes in 32 games this season ... Dished his first MLS assist in a 1-1 draw vs. FC Dallas on June 23 ... Made MLS debut by starting and playing 90 minutes in a 2-1 win vs. Seattle Sounders FC on March 4

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 130 matches played for Saprissa, leading the Costa Rican club to four titles (2014 Clausura and Apertura, 2015 Apertura, 2016 Apertura) … Voted Foreign Player of the Year and Best XI in each of three years in the Costa Rican Primera Division … Led Saprissa to 2014-15 and 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinals … Total of 27 starts in Champions League play … Former Clubs: Deportivo Saprissa (Costa Rica), San Francisco FC (Panama), Comunicaciones (Guatemala), Marathón (Honduras), Marquense (Guatemala), Alianza (Panama)

INTERNATIONAL: Panama international (72 caps, 1 goal) … In October 10 he helped Panama to qualify for their first World Cup  ... Scored one international goal … Appeared in 2016 Copa América, 2015 and 2011 Gold Cups, and FIFA World Cup qualifying