Cristiano Ronaldo is the world's most famous athlete and one of the most handsome as well. A bronze Ronaldo bust was unveiled in his native Portugal on March 29th. However, it is seriously creeping people out. Thankfully, the Internet quickly came to the rescue, and memes of the funny fail of a Ronaldo statue started falling from the sky like rain.

Ronaldo is viewed as a hero in his hometown of Funchal, located on the Madeira Islands of Portugal. The city decided to honor him by renaming their local airport the Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport, but the Ronaldo sculpture that they unveiled at the rebranding ceremony was definitely less than honorable. The startling statue is causing online reactions from horror to hilarity, and the memes it has inspired are likely to outlive the legacy of Ronnie himself.

It's been said that Ronaldo was dubbed 'cry baby' by his childhood playmates due to his emotional responses to failure. We can only imagine how he's feeling after the unveiling of this hilarious Cristiano Ronaldo statue.

Cristiano Ronaldo's hometown just renamed their airport after him, and decided to celebrate it with him

The ceremony was going well, until they unveiled this bronze bust of the famous footballer

And then the nightmares began

Prime Minister António Costa stood there smiling like nothing was wrong, as the bust stared on from behind

Ronaldo may have been laughing and thanking everyone, but he was most likely crying on the inside

The resemblance is nothing short of uncanny... If you're blind

The Internet was quick to respond, and a legendary chain of memes unfolded (add yours below!)

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Cistiano Ronaldo Statue Fail

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varwenea 2 years ago

This PhotoShop is spot-on!! Hello Two-face!

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Richard Walker 2 years ago

okay, this is the Portuguese artists other works... painting-f...30508e.jpg painting-fresco_2316720k-58dcee530508e.jpg

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Second-hand Embarrassment

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Notchimine Mette 2 years ago

Now this is what I call a Weeping Angel!

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#4

Meanwhile, On Bbc Last Night...

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Diana Tanasa 2 years ago

😂😂😂

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Ironronaldo

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cathy McBride 2 years ago

IM IRON- wait nvm...

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Jeremie Guerra 2 years ago

HAHAHA well done!

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Lemur 2 years ago

Then the creator maybe used the wrong photo as his concept?

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Jeremie Guerra 2 years ago

Same artist? :)

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We're Off To See The Wizard...

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Nighty fox dreemurr 2 years ago

Took me a second XD

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Jana Bazoosh 2 years ago

That mysterious smile again...

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Donaldo Trump

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Branden Hart 2 years ago

Actually that works pretty well.

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Karnelia 2 years ago

Lol at work :)

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#13

Here's Ronnie!!!

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siriuslyafangirl 2 years ago

This deserves to be at the top

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Taberah Spiers 2 years ago

Omg😂😂😂😂

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#15

Star Wars The Cristiano Solo In Carbonite Wall

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siriuslyafangirl 2 years ago

I'm crying from laughing

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#17

The New Oscar

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

LOOOOVE IT!

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#18

Ronaldo Bust...nailed It!

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

EXACTLY!

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Cristiano Silver Surfing Through My Nightmares

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Warisul Imam 2 years ago

Great edit...Love it...LOL

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Cistiano Ronaldo Statue Fail

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Denise Stark 2 years ago

Gosh this one makes me laugh... I hope they will get a better bust commissioned right away!

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#21

Cristiano Bust? – B*tch Please…

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Cheryl Estrada 2 years ago

Must have been the same sculptor! 😂😂😂

#24

Nothing Else...

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Warisul Imam 2 years ago

Lol

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#25

Ronaldo Decide To Adapt

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

It actually looks like they ADDED a retainer to his bust! Look at the teeth!

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Cistiano Ronaldo Statue Fail

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Notchimine Mette 2 years ago

Yikes!

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#27

This Is Fine

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Manuel Tejeda 2 years ago

Booooohhhhhh

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Your Linkedin Photo Vs You In Real Life

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Sherri Mantooth Bagwell 2 years ago

Ain't that the truth!

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The Scream: Hell P Me!!!

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Ionela Zugravu 2 years ago

😂😂😂

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Give That Man A Baby Ruth...

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

ROFLMAO!

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#32

Tinder Gives Me Trust Issues

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

#TRUTH

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Old Masters Be Like...

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Cristaminator

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#35

Ha-ha

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Timothy D. 2 years ago

is this just a copy of one of the orginal posts with an edit on it?

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Which One Is Fake?

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Άρης Παπαδόπουλος 2 years ago

Well, this GIF proves that the sculptor wasn't that bad. He just got the proportions wrong. Which means that he wasn't that good either.

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Honestly, For Me It's The Same...

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Miss Jackson 2 years ago

THe fake 'IM SO HAPPY' smile

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The Toxic Avenger

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Ioana Sandu 2 years ago

it's TromaTic to look at

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#39

Keep Calm And Eat Candy

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#40

Mr. Bean Back At Work!

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Ronaldator

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#42

Hello...is It Me You're Looking For?!!

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Tony Cabré 2 years ago

Is it you I'm looking for... ?

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Hey You Guys!

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Brownie emoji 2 years ago

best. movie. ever.

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#45

I Guess We Know The Truth...

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Panda Man 2 years ago

Who watches this show, just me, ok, nobody watches The Goldbergs

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True To The Original.

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Ximena Aldana 2 years ago

so... this is from far de only explanation

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Christ Ronaldo

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Cr7 C3po

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#49

I Hope The Sculptor Has Vanished From The Face Of The Earth!

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The Global Roast

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Timothy D. 2 years ago

how is this showerthoughts?

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Ronaldo The Exorcist

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Striking Resemblance

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Timothy D. 2 years ago

this needs moar up votes

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Not Even Once

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#55

Deadpool Got A New Sidekick...

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#56

Is It Possible He Just Had The Picture Of A Younger Ronaldo?

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Trude Hansen 2 years ago

😂

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#57

Hey You Guyyysssss!!

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cathy McBride 2 years ago

Add a comment...

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Never Drink And Smile

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

How a drunk girl sees you, what you actually look like!

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Humpty Rodumpty

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Metropolis 2: Ronaldo

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Go Home Chucky , You're Drunk !

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Ainsley

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Zezé Camarinha - Let Me Aterrate On You

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Now Everything Have Sense

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Julia G 2 years ago

I love mad!!!

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Dr Who Ronaldo Angel

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Eleanor 2 years ago

nice.

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This Is Me!

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Not Even Once...

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Timothy D. 2 years ago

copy of a previous one

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Oh No

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I Can Help You With That...

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Martin 2 years ago

Ewww.

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Ronaldo Meets Cavaco

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Oz Re-cast~

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Happy Ronaldo

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Someones Happy!

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#74

I Find This Photo Of Him A Bit Close To The Sculpture!

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This Is All I See

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Like A Boss (a Horny Boss)

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Would You Look At That...time To Fap!

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Super Thor

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Ty Internet 4 Making My Day

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Ronaldo Statues Combined

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Your Hate Makes Me Unstoppable

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#83

Do You Like It?

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David Ronaldo

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Ronaldo Drago Vs. Apollo Creed

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