Nuno Mendes Biography

Nuno Mendes

Quick Facts About Nuno Mendes

Celebrated Name Nuno Mendes
Age 19 Years
Nick Name Kandimba
Birth Name Nuno Alexandre Tavares Mendes
Birth Date 2002-06-19
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Portuguese
Birth Nation Portugal
Place Of Birth Sintra, Portugal
Horoscope Gemini
Ethnicity African
Career Start 2011
Marital Status Single
Height 5 ft. 9 inches
Weight 70kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$5 Million
Salary £306,800
Current Club Sporting CP
Position Left-back
Jersey Number 5
Brothers One
Links Instagram

Nuno Alexandre Tavares Mendes is a Portuguese professional football player who plays for Sporting CP and the Portugal national team as a left-back. He started playing football for the youth team of Despertar in 2011. In 2012, at the age of 10, he joined the youth team of Sporting CP and began his career at the club. He made his professional debut for the club in Primeira Liga on 12 June 2020. 

On the international level, he has represented Portugal at various age levels. He has represented Portugal at U16, U17, U18, U19, U21, and the senior level. He made his international debut for Portugal on 24 March 2021 in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying phase.

What is Nuno Mendes Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors

  • Won the 2020-21 Primeira Liga with Sporting CP.
  • Won the 2020-21 Taca da Liga with Sporting CP.

Where is Nuno Mendes From?

Nuno Alexandre Tavares Mendes was born on 19 June 2002. His birthplace is Sintra, Portugal. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and not been disclosed yet. He grew up alongside his elder brother, whom he often credits for teaching him life values. He is of Angolan descent. He holds Portuguese nationality. He belongs to the African ethnicity. His horoscope is Gemini.

Nuno Mendes Sporting CP

Source: [email protected]_5

Nuno Mendes Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Despertar in 2011. 
  • In 2012, at the age of 10, he joined the youth team of Sporting CP and began his career at the club.
  • He made his professional debut on 12 June 2020 in a 1-0 home win against F.C. Pacos de Ferreira in Primeira Liga.
  • After Acuna left for Sevilla FC in the 2020 off-season, he became the first choice for the club. On 4 October 2020, he scored his first competitive goal for the club in the 2-0 away victory over Portimonense SC. 
  • On 19 December 2020, he agreed to a contract extension, increasing his buyout clause from €45 million to €70 million.
  • During his 2020-21 season, he made 35 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Sporting CP won the Primeira Liga and Taca da Liga that season.

Nuno Mendes Portugal

Source: [email protected]_5

Nuno Mendes International Career

  • He has represented Portugal at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Portugal at U16, U17, U18, U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He made his international debut for Portugal on 24 March 2021 in a 1-0 win against Azerbaijan in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying phase.  
  • In June 2021, he was included in Portugal‘s squad for UEFA Euro 2020 but didn’t make any appearances in the tournament. 

Nuno Mendes Girlfriend

Looking at his personal life, he is not married. The footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Nuno Mendes Height and Weight

Nuno Mendes stands at a height of 1.76m i.e. 5 feet and 9 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 70kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Nuno Mendes Net Worth and Salary

Nuno Mendes earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is around $1 million-$5 million and his salary is £306,800. His market value is around €40 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 9.
  • He wears shirt number 5 for Sporting CP.
  • He made his professional debut on 12 June 2020.
  • He is of Angolan descent.