Madeira Airport Renamed In Honour Of Ronaldo
The Madeira Airport in Portugal has been renamed “Aeroporto Cristiano Ronaldo” in honor of the Real Madrid superstar.
The renaming of the airport is a follow-up of Portugal’s 3-2 victory over Sweden in Madeira’s capital, Funchal, where Portugal had not played for 16 years.
The ceremony also featured the unveiling of Ronaldo’s bust statue, which has been heavily criticized for bearing no resemblance to the Portugal captain.
Present at the renaming ceremony were Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Prime Minister Antonio Costa, friends and family as well as Hundreds of locals, including school children.