Former Newcastle player joins Cristiano Ronaldo statue pisstaking with perfect comparison 2 years ago

Former Newcastle player joins Cristiano Ronaldo statue pisstaking with perfect comparison

It's the gift that just keeps on giving.

Little did we know that when Cristiano Ronaldo had a whole airport named after him, the real news would be a bronze bust of him adorning the terminal. So bad - and brilliant - was the (un)-likeness of the Real Madrid star made of bronze at 'Aeroporto Cristiano Ronaldo' in his childhood home of Madeira, that people are still taking the piss.

The comparisons to everything and everyone other than Portuguese wonder have been plentiful and hilarious. Such has been the level of online pisstakery that surely the man himself has got wind of it by now and Ronaldo being Ronaldo, it will have pinched at his ego somewhat. We've had all sorts, including...

The head from Art Attack...

Paul Konchesky...

Niall Quinn...

Darren Gough...

Max Headroom...

Raoul Moat...

...to name but a few. But we always love it when footballers can laugh at themselves, so this is definitely one of our favourites.

Former Rangers, Newcastle United and Birmingham player Peter Lovenkrands nailed it when he thanked Madeira for naming their airport after him and for creating a sculptor in his honour:  'Can't believe I got my own statue at the Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport '

He may as well claim it, because we doubt Ronaldo wants to anymore...