Engineer builds cyborg body armour to become real-life Iron Man after seven months of painstaking construction

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An engineer has built a "fully functioning" cyborg helmet in a bid to turn himself into a real life Iron Man.

Diego Valdes spent seven months creating his own mechanisms that can be controlled and powered by buttons inside the hat.

The 33-year-old, who is a fan of character costumes, even used 3D printing for parts of the helmet which was inspired by Gray Fox, from the video game, Metal Gear Solid.

Diego - who lives with his wife Kristen, 31, in Seattle - used a model of his head and assembled the piece by himself.

And just like his hero Tony Stark of Iron Man he is a mechanical engineer by day - and a super hero by night.

He is now finishing the rest of the suit.

Diego said: "I started cos-play back in 2008.

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