Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid poses during the unveiling ceremony of a statue of himself in his hometown of Funchal, Madeira Island on Dec. 21 2014.
Jose Sena Goulao—EPA
December 21, 2014 1:04 PM EST

After Cristiano Ronaldo won the Club World Cup with his team Real Madrid, the Portuguese soccer star traveled back to his hometown, Madeira, to unveil Sunday a new bronze statue of himself — but the statue’s overside fold on his shorts, combined with the lighting, created a suggestive illusion.

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