TrivanaNews, Lisbon – Statue of King Portuguese Ruined Because Selfie photo Statue of XVI century Portuguese king, Dom Sebastiao, fell to the floor and shattered after a young man accidentally nudged him while trying to take pictures using the camera or photo selfie called Tuesday midnight, May 3, 2016.
According to local police reports, a young man climbed the pedestal was 126 years old and accidentally nudged him. “The young man tried to escape, but the police arrested him,” the VOA report, Thursday, May 4, 2016.
Statue of King Portuguese Ruined Because Selfie photo
Dom Sebastiao statue is outside the Rossio train station in the center of Lisbon. Life-size statue of a little boy showing sad-eyed king was holding the sword was located between two arches at the entrance to the station. Completed in 1890, the station became a protected monument.
Dom Sebastiao, who ruled between 1557 and 1578, was a tragic figure in Portuguese history. He was killed in the crusade in Morocco at the age of 24 years. His body was never identified properly, giving rise to the legend that King will one day return to take her crown and save the Portuguese during hard times.