#17 | MF
Weight: 146 lbs.
Birthplace: Draper, Utah
Acquired: Via loan on 9/22/23
Previous club: Inter Miami CF II (MLS NEXT Pro)
2023: Did not see action.
Indy Eleven announced the acquisition of midfielder Braxton Taghvai-Najib on loan from MLS NEXT Pro-side Inter Miami CF II.
Taghvai-Najib has appeared in 53 matches over three seasons with Inter Miami CF II, including 32 as part of the MLS NEXT Pro league (2022-23). During the 2020 season, he saw action in six games with USLC-side Birmingham Legion.
The American-Iranian dual citizen played with the Real Salt Lake youth academy and spent time with Pateadores SC out of Orange County. Prior to signing his first contract with Birmingham, Taghvai-Najib trialed with European clubs Sporting Lisbon and Dinamo Zagreb among others.