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
By Jack Linshi
December 21, 2014

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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