Marcelo Weigandt

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Marcelo Weigandt
Personal information
Full name Marcelo Alexis Weigandt
Date of birth (2000-01-11) 11 January 2000 (age 19)
Place of birth Avellaneda, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Right-back[2]
Club information
Current team
Boca Juniors
Number 42
Youth career
Club Villa Ideal
2007–2018 Boca Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Boca Juniors 0 (0)
National team
2015 Argentina U15
2017 Argentina U17 2 (0)
2019 Argentina U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:27, 5 June 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:27, 5 June 2019 (UTC)

Marcelo Alexis Weigandt (born 11 January 2000) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Boca Juniors.[1]

Club career[edit]

Weigandt came through the youth ranks of Boca Juniors, having joined in 2007 from Club Villa Ideal.[3][4] His breakthrough came during the 2018–19 Primera División campaign, as he was an unused substitute for league fixtures with Gimnasia y Esgrima and Newell's Old Boys.[1][5][6] Gustavo Alfaro selected the defender for his senior debut in the Copa Argentina on 19 April 2019 versus Torneo Federal A's Estudiantes, he played the full duration of a 2–0 victory.[1] He appeared again later that month in the Copa de la Superliga versus Godoy Cruz, as they won the round of sixteen first leg away from home.[1]

International career[edit]

Weigandt represented Argentina at the 2017 South American U-17 Championship in Chile, featuring against Venezuela and Paraguay as they were eliminated at the first group stage.[1] He previously appeared at the 2015 South American U-15 Championship in Colombia, winning the bronze medal.[7][8] Weigandt received a call-up from the U20s in March 2019.[9][10][11] He subsequently received a place in Fernando Batista's squad for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.[12] He appeared in matches with Portugal and South Korea as Argentina were eliminated at the round of sixteen.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 5 June 2019.[1]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Boca Juniors 2018–19 Primera División 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Career total 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Argentina - M. Weigandt". Soccerway. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Marcelo Weigandt". World Football. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Obando, Weigandt, Retegui y Capaldo: ¿quiénes son los rapados de Boca?". TyC Sports. 11 January 2019. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  4. ^ "El juvenil que mata y muere por Boca Juniors". BeSoccer. 17 January 2019. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  5. ^ "En Boca desde los 6 años: quién es el chico que podría debutar ante Gimnasia". La Nación. 26 October 2018. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Weigandt, el nuevo 4 de Boca: "Me encanta chocar y ver como los rivales se quedan tirados"". BolaVip. 16 January 2019. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Weigandt, un soldado Albiceleste". AFA. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Conociendo el futuro de Boca: entrevistas a Marcelo Weigandt y Alexander Fernández". Diario Xeneize. 10 April 2017. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  9. ^ "El DT Batista dio a conocer la lista de jugadores convocados para los amistosos en España". Grupo La Provincia. 15 March 2019. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  10. ^ "La Sub 20 de Argentina golea a Arabia Saudita en un nuevo amistoso". Marca. 25 March 2019. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Quién es Marcelo Weigandt, el juvenil que "mata o muere" por la camiseta de Boca". Goal. 18 April 2019. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  12. ^ "Lista de convocados para el Mundial". AFA. Retrieved 4 May 2019.

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