Cristiano Ronaldo Has His Face Sculpted onto a Watermelon in Manaus, Brazil

Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterJune 22, 2014

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been plagued by talk of whether his knee is fully recovered ahead of Portugal's World Cup clash with the United States on Sunday night in Manaus, Brazil.

So how about a picture of him, carved into a watermelon, for a distraction?

Watermelon sculptures are a thing in Brazil—in May, a video emerged of a local carving images of footballers into fruit ahead of the World Cup:

So, next question: After the picture, was Ronaldo ever tempted to eat the watermelon?