|Full name||Manuel Alejandro Salazar Rivas|
|Date of birth||January 23, 1986|
|Place of birth||San Salvador, El Salvador|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|2005–2011||Luís Ángel Firpo|
|2011||Luís Ángel Firpo|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 21, 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).
He represented the Salvadoran national team.
In December 2008, Salazar along with his club and national team teammate Carlos Monteagudo, both were invited to train with Mexican Primera División A team Monterrey 1a. A (effectively CF Monterreys reserve team), with the hopes of signing with the clubs second division side. After the two-week trial, both players returned to El Salvador, with the promise from head coach Gerardo Jiménez, that he would look to open negotiations to transfer them to the club, whether on a full-time basis, or on loan however neither player was ever signed. On July 1, 2010, Salazar signed a six-month contract with FAS only to rejoin Firpo for the 2011 Clausura claiming FAS owing him three months wages.
Salazar received his first call up to the national team in January 2007 and made his debut for El Salvador in a February 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Nicaragua. He earned a total of 50 caps, scoring no goals, and has represented his country in 18 FIFA World Cup qualification matches. He has played at the 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup, as well as at the 2007 and 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cups.
Retirement from football
- Profile - El Gráfico (Spanish)
- Con la vista en México - El Salvador.com (Spanish)
- Manuel Salazar está de vuelta en FAS - La Prensa Gráfica (Spanish)
- Manuel Salazar demandará al FAS - El Gráfico (Spanish)
- Manuel Salazar – FIFA competition record
- UNCAF (Qualifying Tournament for Gold Cup) 2007 - RSSSF
- CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2007 - Full Details - RSSSF
- CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2009 - Full Details - RSSSF
- ¿Manuel Salazar se retira del fútbol? - La Prensa Gráfica (Spanish)
- Manuel Salazar se retiró del fútbol - El Salvador.com (Spanish)
- Manuel Salazar at National-Football-Teams.com