Not very long ago, fans had taken a jibe at Cristiano Ronaldo’s statute at Madeira International Airport. But this time its Ronaldo’s crotch that has become irresistible for the fans as they just can’t keep their hands away from the part. Pictures have surfaced online where the fans are seen touching the crotch of the footballer. So the 11 feet tall statue was unveiled in 2014 was created by Madeiran artist Ricardo Veloza at a museum in Funchal, Portugal. Cristiano Ronaldo Beats Lionel Messi; Wins Best Player of the Year at the 2019 Globe Soccer Awards for the Third Time! (See Pics and Video).

According to the newspaper Sun, the statue of the football player has “apparently been rubbed so much that the bronze finish has worn away,” due to which the particular area has become more noticeable. The people visiting the museum were quick to notice the same and could not resist from touching his groin area.

Several pictures have surfaced online where the fans are seen taking hilarious selfies with the statue. “This is really funny. Female tourists can't get their hands off Cristiano Ronaldo's golden bulge bronze statue at Funchal, Portugal. For some, that will be a perfect gift for the New year. Lol!,” read a tweet.

Here’s another snap.


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Met my mate Ronaldo 👍🏼 #maderia #ronaldo #ronaldostatue

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Another funny snap of the fans clicking pictures with CR7’s statue.


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Quem nunca?!? #gostopoucoquemefodam #cr7 #madeiraisland #museu @cristiano #grande #melhor #futebol #enorme #world

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‘I just wanted a picture of him to send to my family. But as soon as I put on the family WhatsApp group everyone started laughing. They couldn’t help notice the well-rubbed area between his legs,” John Rodgers, a tourist visiting the museum, told DailyMail.

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