It was supposed to be an honor for Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to see a new statue of his head unveiled at the airport in his hometown of Funchal, Madeira. With the airport being named after him too, Ronaldo may have expected someone would have checked that the bust actually looked like him!
As you can imagine – Twitter was quick to jump in with plenty of jokes about the sculpture – here are some of the best:
The new Ronaldo statue looks exactly like him pic.twitter.com/240RxSvqAt
— GeniusFootball (@GeniusFootball) March 30, 2017
I don't know what you're talking about guys, I think the Ronaldo statue looks pretty good pic.twitter.com/JIUwQBuqUY
— keewa (@keewa) March 29, 2017
Do you think the Ronaldo sculptor is having a duvet day today?
— Emily Jane Atack (@EmAtack) March 30, 2017
I've done some digging but have managed to find a pic of the sculptor who did the Ronaldo statue. Here she is with an earlier client….. pic.twitter.com/mbQ82jW5Ko
— Sidney Abbott (@sidneyabbot) March 30, 2017
— Daren Lauda (@DarenLaudaa) March 30, 2017
— Trey (@ILL_Wil_) March 29, 2017
I honestly cannot get over how much Ronaldo's statue looks like Niall Quinn 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/C84G7CAWIi
— Sway (@Swayam_93) March 29, 2017
While the Ronaldo bust is pretty amazing – it still can’t top our favorite soccer statue of all time – when Fulham Football Club in London installed this statue of the late Michael Jackson, for no apparent reason! Love it!
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