Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo jetted in to open the international airport named after himself today – and was greeted by a bizarre bust supposed to depict him.
Ronaldo attended the official renaming ceremony that saw Madeira International Airport renamed after the Real Madrid star as a tribute to the island’s biggest hero.
The Portugal star was raised on Madeira and his family still live on the island he calls home, despite leaving to start his football career at the age of 16.
More than $15 million in cocaine has been seized by the Coast Guard after intercepting a boat in the Gulf of Paria.
Two men are now in police custody. The Coast Guard issued this statement in relation to the drug bust:
"On Saturday 30th January, Coast Guard’s Coastal Patrol Vessel (CPV) CG 23 – TTS Pt Lisas whilst on patrol, intercepted a pirogue with two (2) persons on board in the Gulf of Paria.