Cristiano Ronaldo's airport bust a bust on social media | Portugal News | Al Jazeera

Cristiano Ronaldo's airport bust a bust on social media

The Portuguese island of Madeira has renamed its main airport in honour of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. It's also unveiled a statue of its famous player, considered one of the world’s most handsome men. But fans say the likeness is poor.

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    The Portuguese island of Madeira has renamed its main airport in honour of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.

    It's also unveiled a statue of its famous player, who is considered one of the world’s most handsome men.

    But fans say the likeness is poor.

    Al Jazeera’s Rob Matheson reports.


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