- Gareth Bale has been given a bizarre bust sculpture by a Portuguese sculptor like his teammate Ronaldo
- NAIJ.com understands that Emmanuel Santos (the sculptor) was the same man that did Ronaldo's statue
- The carver was sponsored by Paddy Power to create a bust of the Welsh ahead of the Champions League final on June 3
Remember the sculptor behind the bizarre statue of Cristiano Ronaldo that has been mocked all over the world?
He is back again with another weird sculpture, this time it is for Ronaldo's teammate Gareth Bale.
NAIJ.com understands that Emmanuel Santos (the sculptor) was sponsored by Paddy Power to create a bust of the Wales international ahead of the Champions League final.
Madrid are set to battle Italian giants Juventus in the final of Europe's biggest competition on Saturday, June 3.
NAIJ.com reported that the Portuguese carver blasted his critics after being mocked by football fans for making a sculpture that doesn't look like Ronaldo.
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Santos said after the bizarre artwork for Bale: “I have become a bit famous since my Ronaldo artwork with people telling me how much it made them smile, so to bring another famous footballer to life is a true honour."
“Maybe I’ll create another one to make it a hat trick as they say in football.”
According to reports, the sculpture weighs about 40kg and has an estimated value of £25,000.
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