Inter Miami CF announced today it has signed Colombian winger Emerson Rodríguez from Colombian top-flight powerhouse Millonarios Fútbol Club with a contract through the end of the 2025 Major League Soccer (MLS) season, with a club option for 2026. Rodríguez joins Inter Miami as part of MLS’s U22 Initiative and adds attacking threat to the First Team ahead of the club’s third MLS season.
The 21-year-old, who will occupy an international roster slot, joins the club pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC) and P-1 Visa.
“Emerson is an exciting, dynamic young talent that we are excited to welcome to Inter Miami. His quality reinforces our team’s attack to help us achieve our goals this upcoming season,” said Inter Miami CF Chief Soccer Officer and Sporting Director Chris Henderson.
Rodríguez has spent the entirety of his career in his native Colombia, coming up through Millonarios Fútbol Club’s youth ranks before making his debut for the first team in 2020. In all, the winger has logged 63 appearances to date across all competitions, including valuable experience in the prestigious international competition the CONMEBOL Copa Sudamericana, recording a total eight goals and eight assists.
The Buenaventura, Colombia native was part of Millonarios’ youth categories before breaking into the first team in 2020, making his debut in a Liga Dimayor, Colombia’s top-flight, in October. In 2020, he clocked in a total 14 appearances in Colombia’s first division and two in the CONMEBOL Copa Sudamericana, netting three times and dishing out five assists.
Most recently, In his second year with the team in 2021, Rodríguez continued to solidify himself in the team and made 39 appearances across all competitions for los Millos, registering five goals and three assists. In his two years with the first team, the attacker made 55 appearances across all competitions, scoring eight goals and recording eight assists.
In 2019, prior to becoming a first team player for Millonarios, Rodríguez spent time on loan with Colombian second-tier side Valledupar Fútbol Club, making eight appearances.
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