Manuel Duarte

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Manuel Duarte
Personal information
Full name Manuel Almeida Duarte
Date of birth (1945-05-29) May 29, 1945 (age 71)
Place of birth Portugal
National team

Manuel Almeida Duarte (born 29 May 1945 in Celorico de Basto, Braga District) is a retired Portuguese 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), FC Porto (1970–71), Varzim S.C. (1971–72) and AD 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 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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