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Anorak | New Cristiano Ronaldo statue captures his trademark squint

New Cristiano Ronaldo statue captures his trademark squint

by | 29th, March 2017

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A statue of Portuguese legend Cristiano Ronaldo has been unveiled at Maderia’s international airport, now called the Cristiano Ronaldo Airport. President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa met the Real Madrid superstar and looked on as a statue was unveiled on the concourse outside.

Reaction to this latest Ronaldo statue has been mixed.

Some see a dynamic footballer, one of the world’s greatest athlete’s captured in his native deep bronze. Others wonder if the artist did justice to Ronaldo’s trademark cross-eyed squint, bulging forehead and teeth any red snapper would be proud to call their own.

 

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Statues divide opinion, which is why its always safer to make them in retrospect once the subject has shuffled off

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