Thursday 12 December 2019

'Jim the Redeemer' - Donegal fan recreates iconic Rio statue for Jim McGuinness

Jim McGuinness during his playing days
Jim McGuinness during his playing days
The 'statue' which has been erected in Donegal

We spent the first half of the summer gazing at the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro during the World Cup but a very different artistic creation has popped up in Donegal.

McGuinness has led the county to three provincial titles and an All-Ireland title in four years and is currently preparing for Sunday week's All-Ireland final showdown with Kerry.

After masterminding a victory over raging hot favourites Dublin in the semi-final, a 'statue' of McGuinness has been erected.


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