Inter Miami CF Signs Argentine Defender Marcelo Weigandt on Loan From Boca Juniors


Inter Miami CF announced today it has signed defender Marcelo Weigandt on loan from Argentine side Club Atlético Boca Juniors through the 2024 Major League Soccer (MLS) season; the Club will also hold an option to extend the loan for the defender through the 2025 season. The right back will reinforce the team’s defense for the remainder of the 2024 season pending receipt of his P-1 Visa.

“We’re pleased to bring defender Marcelo Weigandt on loan from Boca Jrs. He is a skillful young defender that is fit and ready to contribute. Marcelo comes with experience in both domestic and international competitions. We think this addition helps strengthen our squad to compete for titles.” said Chief Soccer Officer and Sporting Director Chris Henderson.

“I’m excited and proud to be joining such an ambitious club like Inter Miami. I’m looking forward to joining my new teammates, wearing the Club’s colors, and giving my all to help the team achieve our objectives,” said Weigandt.

Weigandt, 24, joins the Club from Argentine powerhouse Boca Juniors, where he developed as a player in the youth ranks prior to breaking into the first team in 2019. Since then, he went on to make a total 72 appearances across all competitions, including 15 in the prestigious CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores, registering three goals and seven assists. Notably, in that time the right back helped Boca win five titles: two Argentine First Division titles (2020, 2022), a Copa de la Liga Profesional title (2022), a Supercopa de Argentina title (2022), and a Copa Argentina title (2019-20).

Additionally, the Avellaneda, Argentina native previously spent time out on loan during his time with Boca Juniors, having played for fellow Argentine club Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata from September 2020 through June 2021. Weigandt registered a total 21 appearances for Gimnasia y Esgrima across all competitions, contributing with three goals and three assists. 

On the international stage, Weigandt has represented Argentina at U-17 and U-20 levels. Notably, he competed with the U-17 side at the 2017 South American U-17 Championship and with the U-20 team at the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup.