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Football's strangest statues: Cristiano Ronaldo, Diego Maradona and Mo Salah

The statue of Cristiano Ronaldo is unveiled at the ceremony at Madeira Airport
Image: The statue of Cristiano Ronaldo was unveiled at Madeira Airport in 2017

After a bizarre statue of Mohamed Salah was revealed in Egypt, we run through some other similarly strange sculptures from over the years.

A newly-unveiled statue of Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has left puzzled fans scratching their heads, a year after a bust of Cristiano Ronaldo was widely mocked.

Some on social media have said the sculpture looks more like 1970s singer Leo Sayer, whilst others likened it to cartoon characters Beavis and Butt-Head and the character Marv Merchants from the Home Alone films.

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