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Internet has a field day with Cristiano Ronaldo's new bust

Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the most popular soccer players in the world, was celebrated on Wednesday when the airport on his home island in Portugal was renamed in his honor.

Part of the rebranding ceremony for Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport involved revealing a bust that had been sculpted in the star athlete's likeness outside the terminal.

At least... it was supposed to be in his likeness.

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TOPSHOT - Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo stands past a bust presented during a ceremony where Madeira's airport in Funchal is to be renamed after Cristiano Ronaldo, on Madeira island, on March 29, 2017. Madeira airport, the birthplace of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, was renamed today in honor of the quadruple Ballon d'or and captain of the Portuguese team sacred European champion last summer. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCISCO LEONG (Photo credit should read FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)
A bust of Cristiano Ronaldo is seen before the ceremony to rename Funchal Airport as Cristiano Ronaldo Airport in Funchal, Portugal March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo attends the ceremony to rename Funchal airport as Cristiano Ronaldo Airport in Funchal, Portugal March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa unveils a bust and a plaque during a ceremony where Madeira's airport in Funchal is to be renamed after Cristiano Ronaldo, on Madeira island, on March 29, 2017. Madeira airport, the birthplace of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, was renamed today in honor of the quadruple Ballon d'or and captain of the Portuguese team sacred European champion last summer. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCISCO LEONG (Photo credit should read FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)
SANTA CRUZ, MADEIRA, PORTUGAL - MARCH 29: Statue of Cristiano Ronaldo at the ceremony at Madeira Airport to rename it Cristiano Ronaldo Airport on March 29, 2017 in Santa Cruz, Madeira, Portugal. (Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images)
SANTA CRUZ, MADEIRA, PORTUGAL - MARCH 29: Statue of Cristiano Ronaldo at the ceremony at Madeira Airport to rename it Cristiano Ronaldo Airport on March 29, 2017 in Santa Cruz, Madeira, Portugal. (Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images)
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The less-than-stellar resemblance the bust has to Ronaldo was not lost on Twitter users, and the topic quickly became trending on the site.

Some noticed more striking resemblances to other notable people, like Eric Trump or young New York Knicks stud Kristaps Porzingis, while others simply saw this as a great time to show off their Photoshop skills:

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I defy you not to feel better after viewing this picture of Cristiano Ronaldo alongside his portrait bust. https://t.co/kBCc7RtoUC
That new Ronaldo statue is amazing. Incredible likeness. https://t.co/lXLPsfQnvH
I don't know what you're talking about guys, I think the Ronaldo statue looks pretty good https://t.co/JIUwQBuqUY
why is it impossible to make a normal Cristiano Ronaldo statue https://t.co/sGFHgd4YO6
I believe there's been a huge mistake made on the new bust of Cristiano Ronaldo at the Madrid Airport: https://t.co/h9Hu5PiM90
The Mask ft. Ronaldo's statue. 😂 https://t.co/yu0z9TXdD2
That ugly Ronaldo statue looks like @kporzee https://t.co/pWbZXSbQkV
The new Ronaldo statue looks exactly like him https://t.co/3DqNhBj1Ay
They've done Ronaldo so dirty with that statue. https://t.co/XaTL1ldNSf
the ronaldo bust looks like a forgotten kennedy who didn't go into politics bc he committed too many minor crimes https://t.co/sWL82EXLCm
Ronaldo's bust looks OK to me. https://t.co/lcE0mywsey
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This isn't the first time a questionable likeness of an athlete or celebrity has gone viral. In 2015, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was the subject of an unsavory courtroom sketch during proceedings for the Deflategate scandal.

Even Ronaldo himself has fallen victim to a similar incident once before when a full-body statue with some curiously tight shorts was unveiled in 2014.

At least we still have the real Ronaldo around to remind us that he is, in fact, a good-looking dude.

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