31 year old Cristiano Ronaldo who already has a bronze statue, a museum and a hotel named after him in Funchal – his birthplace and the capital of Madeira is to have the international airport in Madeira, Portugal named after him following his and Portugal’s success at the just concluded Euro 2016.
President of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque, on Friday confirmed that the island’s main international airport will be renamed the Madeira Cristiano Ronaldo airport.
According to Miguel Albuquerque, the decision is an acknowledgement to the services and high profile the Real Madrid player has brought to the region of Madeira and Portugal at large with his football career and business ventures in the area.
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