Emanuel Santos (above), the sculptor of the now infamous (and maybe iconic!) Cristiano Ronaldo airport bust, is defending his work!
The 40-year-old was interviewed by Portuguese publication Globo Sports, where he proceeded to explain his method:
"I used photos of Cristiano Ronaldo that I searched on the internet as a base. I put the photos next to me and started working on the bust."
He also maintained that Cristiano had seen the final result and had approved it, saying: