Emirates emblazons Airbus A380 with Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid teammates

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The world is used to seeing Cristiano Ronaldo fly down the wing for Spanish footballing giants Real Madrid.

But now he’ll flying at a rather higher altitude - this time on the side of an Emirates Airbus A380.

The Dubai carrier, which sponsors Real as well as a number of other top European clubs, has unveiled a new decal on the world’s largest passenger plane.

The A380 has been emblazoned with Ronaldo, as well teammates Gareth Bale, Sergio Ramos, James Rodriguez, Karim Benzema and Marcelo.

The aircraft is planned to travel to Hong Kong, Amsterdam and Frankfurt this week, giving Real Madrid fans in these countries a chance to snap a picture of the aircraft.

Emirates said the decal “will stay on the aircraft for six months traversing the globe to Emirates 36’ A380 destinations.

In July, the airline produced a similarly decorated plane for Premier League side Arsenal for their pre-season summer tour to Singapore - this time using a Boeing 777-200LR.


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