Nuno Teixeira was born in Cabeceiras de Basto in 1998. He started late in competitive Volleyball, with 18 years old in VC Viana, but with his 211-cm, caught the attention of the head coach, who invited him to the training center of the National Youth Teams, where he started his quick learning with great work and availability from himself giving the maximum of his talent. Afterwards he started training with the Senior National Team in the concentrations to the World League and playing in the 1st Division, not in the initial line-up but gaining some experience. His first international match for the national team was in 2018 in the Mediterranean Games and he was also part of the 14 players that played last January the final legs of the Qualification round for the 2019 EuroVolley. As a big middle-blocker he is making his presence a threat to middle attackers and the power hitters in zone four and making his way to becoming a good middle-blocker.