Hall of Fame plaque of soccer champion Brandi Chastain is 'freaking embarrassment'

Brandi Chastain

But the plaque for United States legend Brandi Chastain may well be the worst yet.

The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco announced Tuesday it will redo the plaque, which had been unveiled a day earlier.

Twitter was on fire with responses from users, as to what they thought the plaque really looked like.

OK, so ... if the face of her plaque doesn't look like Chastain, who does it look like? Chastain fans on Twitter suggested the likeness resembled John Elway, Rex Ryan, Gary Busey and even former president Jimmy Carter.

"It's not the most flattering", Chastain said.

Many instantly compared Chastain's statue to the infamous Ronaldo statue, which shocked the art and soccer worlds a year ago.

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The Bay Area Hall of Fame is reportedly considering making a new version of Chastain's plaque. Killion told them, "that's a freaking embarrassment".

To put it more bluntly, the plaque was flat-out ugly, looking nothing like Chastain, bringing to mind Ronaldo's similarly unflattering sculpture. "But I'm not an artist".

Ronaldo said he was "honoured" following the unveiling of the original bust last yearSocial media wasn't too kind on Chastain's plaque.

Brandi Chastain's iconic celebration.

Chastain, 49, of San Jose, was a two-time FIFA Women's World Cup champion and two-time Olympic gold-medalist who also has worked as a coach and sports broadcaster.

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