Georges St-Pierre proved he has a world-class sense of humour by acknowledging his statue in his hometown close to Quebec bears some resemblance to Barack Obama.
Final month, the previous two-weight UFC world champion was immortalised in bronze after his adorned profession contained in the octagon, with many believing he’s the most effective to ever do it.
🙌🇨🇦 @GeorgesStPierre honoré par la municipalité Saint-Isidore qui a inauguré aujourd’hui la “Place GSP” afin de souligner le leg du légendaire athlète et ambassadeur des arts martiaux mixtes.
[📸 : Mélanie Crête] pic.twitter.com/S1GFlyHWAB
— UFC Québec (@UFCQuebec) June 9, 2021
The 40-year-old final fought in 2017 when he choked out Michael Bisping to turn into the middleweight world champion having dominated at 170lbs earlier in his profession.
GSP misplaced simply twice in his skilled MMA profession, incomes legendary standing and the individuals of Canada determined to recognise his achievements with the statue within the city of Saint-Isidore.
Together with his elbows up in combating stance and a smile on his face, some followers have been fast to quip it bears a resemblance to 44th President of the United States, Obama.
And now, a month after the statue was unveiled, the UFC legend has proved he can take a joke by becoming a member of in with the banter on his Instagram web page.
GSP is unlikely to be the final sports activities star who falls sufferer to an unlucky likeness being sculpted in bronze.
Cristiano Ronaldo was honoured in his hometown of Madeira with a bust which regarded nothing like him, while Mohamed Salah’s statue in Egypt was in comparison with Marv from House Alone.
Tbf, mo salah does seem like Marv from dwelling alone pic.twitter.com/y0jMWi6aPR
— Ben (@Whinney_B) November 4, 2018