Published: Fri, May 25, 2018
Worldwide | By Isabel Fisher

Group to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque

Group to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque

In fact, it's not a flattering image of her at all. Smith said that when he walked into the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco for the ceremony, he was confused. You can see what Chastain looks like above.

"Brandi Chastain is one of the most lovely athletes I've ever covered", Killion said in a tweet. She was presented with a bronze plaque of her likeness, to be displayed at San Francisco International Airport.

People on Twitter had a field day, suggesting the plaque looked more like Babe Ruth, John Goodman, Gary Busey, Mickey Rooney or even a passing resemblance of Bill Belichick.

But something about the cheeks and brow really called to mind Biff, from Back to the Future.

A bronze plaque honoring former United States soccer star Brandi Chastain is to be remade after being ridiculed as "embarrassing" shortly after it was unveiled, U.S. media reported Tuesday.

American soccer star gets plaque featuring someone else's face

Bay Area news station KTVU-TV quotes Kevin O'Brien as saying he spoke to Chastain on Tuesday and offered to revamp the plaque if she sent a new photograph of herself.

Ronaldo said he was "honoured" following the unveiling of the original bust last yearSocial media wasn't too kind on Chastain's plaque. "It's expensive", he said. "But it's the right thing to do".

Savicke says there are no plans to redo the plaque. The organization has given away more than $3 million to more than 500 youth organizations in the Bay Area over three decades.

But let's take a closer look at Chastain's plaque and dear God what is that?


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