Cristiano Ronaldo may have made a stunning exit from Manchester United, but the British face of the soccer star is still receiving plenty of work and romantic offers.
Bevar Abdullah from Birmingham is not only booked at children’s parties thanks to his Ronaldo lookalike, but he also attracts the attention of the ladies.
“Many people approach me and ask for photos and videos,” Abdullah Khan said. “They see me and shout ‘Ronaldo’.”
Originally from Kurdistan, Abdullah moved to the UK in 2019 and has loved every second of it.
â€œMy life has changed. Many people like me here. I feel like I’m in the spotlight,â€ he said.
When he goes to watch Portugal play, he says the atmosphere changes in his presence.
â€œThey are waiting for Ronaldo to score, so I can celebrate,â€ he said.
â€œFans think we are like apples split in half because we are so similar.â€
The 28-year-old doppelgänger admits that women ask to meet him.
“I’m attracted to a lot of women,” he added.
Abdullah became a viral sensation due to his resemblance to Ronaldo TikTokwhere he has 1.4 million subscribers and 8.1 million likes.
In one videohe held Ronaldo’s face mask up to his face before tossing it aside, showing just how much the two look alike.
As of Wednesday morning, the video had 4.5 million views and 131,400 likes.
People rushed to the comments, amazed at how much Adbullah looked like Ronaldo.
“No because she looks like him, oh,” one person wrote.
“Wow!” I thought you were Ronaldo for a second there! Don’t tell my husband!!â€ they joked again.
â€œOh, goat,â€ said one man.
“I love you Ronaldo,” another commented.
Others were quick to point out that he was not a true Portuguese star.
â€œI just realized he doesnâ€™t have earrings like Ronaldo,â€ one person said.
“Ronaldo is from Ohio,” wrote another. “Ronaldo from the dollar store,” added another.
“It’s Christian Ronald, not Cristiano Ronaldo,” the user quipped.
Abdullah said it was his “dream to one day meet the real Ronaldo”.
Ronaldo, 37, played for Portugal in the World Cup against Switzerland on Tuesday.
Following Ronaldo’s explosive interview with Piers Morgan, who criticized Manchester United and manager Eric ten Haag, the Premier League club announced they had agreed to his departure.
As for Abdullah, he is betting on either Portugal or Brazil winning the World Cup.