Cristiano Ronaldo Unveils Bulgy, Bronze Statue of Himself
Well, nobody ever accused soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo of being particularly humble, right?
The handsome 29-year-old athlete unveiled a 10-foot bronze statue of himself at the "CR7 Museum" in his hometown of Funchal in Portugal on Sunday, and the striking sculpture is something you just have to see to believe.
The behemoth monument features his signature faux hawk, and a particularly prominent bulge.
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Though all jokes aside, Sunday was a big day for Ronaldo, as he also received the prestigious "Cordão Autonómico de Distinção" award -- the highest distinction of Madeira.
Honoured to receive the Cordão Autonómico de Distinção, the highest distinction of Made... http://t.co/GrX0DjSe3Apic.twitter.com/WaY6AgxNTk— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) December 21, 2014
He's also, of course, more than happy with his generous statue.
I feel so proud to be honoured with a statue in Madeira. It's a huge joy to share this mome... http://t.co/0PxRpyOc6qpic.twitter.com/afbBvaGQPN— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) December 21, 2014
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In August, a shirtless, underwear-clad Cristiano participated in the ALS Ice Bucket challenge. Watch the video below to relive the phenomenon.