Ronaldo standing by his bust at the unveiling

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The Actual Madrid star and Armani mannequin placed on a courageous face on the occasion

Soccer followers have been questioning the resemblance of a statue of Cristiano Ronaldo unveiled on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Many on social media say the work seems to be extra like former Republic of Eire captain Niall Quinn than Ronaldo.

The statue was revealed at a ceremony to call the island’s airport after him.

Portugal’s president and the prime minister flew to the island to unveil the tribute to the participant outdoors the terminal entrance.

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Some mentioned the statue appeared extra like former Republic of Eire captain Niall Quinn

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President Rebelo de Sousa mentioned Ronaldo “tasks Madeira and Portugal the world over excess of anyone else”.

The 32-year-old is a neighborhood hero in Madeira, the place he’s seen as a rags-to-riches success.

He already has a museum about him in his hometown of Funchal.

Ronaldo just isn’t the primary footballer to have an airport named after him. Belfast airport was named after former Manchester United participant George Finest in 2006, a yr after he died.

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The bust was unveiled on the renamed Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira Worldwide Airport.