He is known around the world for his huge talent. And in his childhood home of Madeira, Cristiano Ronaldo will now be remembered forever thanks to this bizarrely-proportioned statue newly erected in his honour.
The star footballer, 29, returned to the Portuguese island yesterday to pose in front of the bronze effigy with his family by his side.
The large replica of the Real Madrid maestro shows him in his famous free-kick pose and large crowds gathered yesterday to applaud its unveiling.
But the sculpture has since raised a few eyebrows – with many claiming the artist has been somewhat ‘generous’ to the footballer in the shorts department.