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'Hideous' Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks social media laughs

FUNCHAL When the island of Madeira on Wednesday renamed its airport in honor of its hometown hero Cristiano Ronaldo, all eyes were expected to be on the four-time world player of the year who is adored not only for his soccer skills but also his model looks.

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Good luck coins prove fatal for Thai "piggy bank" turtle

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'You know there's crocs there' says teen bitten after jumping in river

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