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Cristiano Ronaldo opens a museum

Published 1207 GMT (2007 HKT) December 16, 2013
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Cristiano Ronaldo stands next to a wax figure of himself at the opening of a museum dedicated to his football career in his Portuguese hometown. GREGORIO CUNHA/AFP/Getty Images
Locals gathered in Funchal for a glimpse of their hero and of the new museum. GREGORIO CUNHA/AFP/Getty Images
The museum was officially opened by Ronaldo and his young son, Cristiano Junior. GREGORIO CUNHA/AFP/Getty Images
The Ballon d'Or awarded to Ronaldo in 2008, while he was at Manchester United, takes pride of place. Should the Portuguese receive the 2013 prize, there's plenty of room for another golden ball. GREGORIO CUNHA/AFP/Getty Images
The museum is close to Funchal city center on the Portuguese island of Madeira. GREGORIO CUNHA/AFP/Getty Images