Manuel Duarte

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Manuel Almeida Duarte (born 29 May 1945 in Celorico de Basto, Braga District) is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a striker.

Football career[edit]

During a 16–year professional career Duarte played for Académica de Coimbra (1962–64), Leixões SC (1964–66), Sporting Clube de Portugal (1966–70), F.C. Porto (1970–71), Varzim S.C. (1971–72) and A.D. Fafe (1972–78), amassing Primeira Liga totals of 79 games and 32 goals over the course of nine seasons and competing in the second level with the last two clubs. He retired at the age of 39, after five years in amateur football with four different sides.

Duarte gained two caps for Portugal in 1966, being an unused squad member at that year's FIFA World Cup.


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