|Full name||Mario Antonio Salgado Jiménez|
|Date of birth||3 June 1981|
|Place of birth||Talcahuano, Chile|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|2003–2004||SV Austria Salzburg||??||(??)|
|2004–2005||→ Ternana (loan)||31||(6)|
|2006||→ AlbinoLeffe (loan)||15||(2)|
|2012||Deportes La Serena||7||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:44, 3 January 2011 (UTC).
Salgado formerly played at Huachipato in Chile and then moved to Italy with Brescia Calcio and remained during several years at other clubs of Europe. In February 2011, the striker returned to his country for play in Colo-Colo.
Salgado joined Brescia Calcio from Huachipato in July 2001. He became the teammate of Roberto Baggio, an Italian historic footballer. His Serie A debut came on 16 September against Lecce, in a 1–1 draw.
Extensive career at Italy
In July 2003, was confirmed that Salgado moved to Austrian Bundesliga side SV Salzburg, one of the most recognized teams of Austria. However, he had a bad spell at Salzburg and was loaned to Ternana, in where was teammate of his countrymen Luis Jimenez, and shortly after was loaned to AlbinoLeffe in 2006. After his loan spell at AlbinoLeffe, his contract with Salzburg (now called Red Bull Salzburg) expired, not was renewed and was released of that team.
After his successful seasons at Avellino, he returned to Foggia, in where also completed a good season, scoring 15 goals in 38 appearances. His good performances' for Foggia and Avellino attracted the attention of Torino and joined the Serie B club in a co-ownership deal. However, he had a regular season at Torino, only scoring 1 goal during 9 appearances (six games in Serie B and three in the promotion playoffs). On 3 January 2011, the club's directive terminated his contract.
He made his debut in a 1–0 loss against Deportes La Serena for a pre-season friendly. The veteran striker of the Italian football, had a poor semester, and for this reason, he and his teammate Agustín Alayes were fired, but Salgado had a second opportunity in the most successful club of Chile, during the delay of the negotiations for release to Salgado of the club.
- "Salgado, rescissione consensuale" [Salgado, mutual termination]. Torino FC (in Italian). 3 January 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2011.
- Mario Salgado – FIFA competition record