Adonai Martínez

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Adonai Martínez
Personal information
Full name Adonai Ulises Martínez Bonilla
Date of birth (1975-10-03) October 3, 1975 (age 41)
Place of birth San Salvador, El Salvador
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–2003 Alianza
2003 Chalatenango
2004–2006 Luis Ángel Firpo
2006 Isidro Metapán
2007 San Salvador F.C.
2007–2009 Once Municipal
2009–2010 Fuerte Aguilares
National team
1996 El Salvador U-23
1999–2004 El Salvador 21 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 July 2011.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 July 2011
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Martínez and the second or maternal family name is Bonilla.

Adonai Ulises Martínez Bonilla (born October 3, 1975) is a retired professional football player from El Salvador.

Club career[edit]

He started his professional career at Alianza with whom he won two league titles including the 2001 Apertura after scoring one of the goals in the 2-1 Final win against Luis Ángel Firpo.[1] In 2003, he had a short spell at Chalatenango before joining Luis Ángel Firpo. He then moved to Isidro Metapán and San Salvador F.C. before another two years at Once Municipal.

On March 31, 2006, he scored his 100th goal in the Salvadoran Premier Division after scoring two goals against Águila.[2]

International career[edit]

Martínez made his debut for El Salvador in a March 1999 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Guatemala and has earned a total of 21 caps, scoring no goals. He has represented his country in 5 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[3] and played at the 1999 UNCAF Nations Cup[4] as well as at the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[5]

His final international game was a March 2004 friendly match, also against Guatemala.

Personal life[edit]

He became father of his first child at the young age of 19.[6]


1996/1997, Apertura 2001


  1. ^ El Salvador 2001/02 - RSSSF
  2. ^ En vísperas de los 500 partidos - El Diario de Hoy (Spanish)
  3. ^ Adonai MartínezFIFA competition record
  4. ^ UNCAF Tournament 1999 - RSSSF
  5. ^ CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2002 - Full Details - RSSSF
  6. ^ De jugador a padre Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - La Tribuna (Spanish)

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