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    Ronaldo’s Unlikely Statue Sets Internet Ablaze

    Well, this is a bust. Cristiano Ronaldo has one of the most recognizable, bankable faces in the world — except, it seems, to the artist tasked with sculpting it in bronze. The soccer superstar was honored Wednesday outside the newly renamed Cristiano Ronaldo Airport in Portugal. Yet stealing the show was his twisted, goofy bust, which immediately sent the internet into a frenzy, quickly becoming one of the most shared images of the week. Not to be outdone, sculptor Emmanuel Santos responded to the mockery with, “Nor did Jesus please everyone.”

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