|Full name||Elías Bladimir Montes Alfaro|
|Date of birth||December 25, 1973|
|Place of birth||San Salvador, El Salvador|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|2001–2002||Luis Ángel Firpo|
|2006||Independiente Nacional 1906|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 August 2011.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 August 2011
His position is striker or forward.
Montes started his career at Tiburones before joining Salvadoran giants Alianza in 1996. Montes came second in goal scoring in the 1998-99 season when with Alianza FC. He left them to move abroad in 1999 but returned to El Salvador for the 2001-02 season after two seasons in the USA with the Boston Bulldogs. On his return at Alianza he was primarily being used as a sub so he left them for a spell at Second Division side Coca Cola scoring loads of goals and whom he led to the Premier Division.
After switching clubs several times more in the years thereafter he signed for Marte in 2011.
Montes made his debut for El Salvador in an August 1996 friendly match against Honduras and has earned a total of 32 caps, scoring 7 goals. He was part of the national football team for the 1998 and 2002 World Cup campaigns and has represented his country in 10 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and played at the 1997 and 1999 UNCAF Nations Cups.
His final international game was a September 2000 World Cup qualification match against Honduras.
- Elías Montes at National-Football-Teams.com