Footage of Prince William celebrating and sympathizing with Prince George during a major 2021 football final in London has gone viral after fans shared an edited clip on social media platform TikTok.
The royals are notoriously big football fans, as George made his debut as a spectator at a big game during the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament (held in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic).
George attended his first game with his parents, Kate Middleton and Prince William, to watch the England team beat Germany 2-0, and then attended the final between England and Italy.
Footage used in the viral video, which shows George and William, was captured at the final game where the England side took an early lead before Italy finally won after a draw led to a penalty shoot-out.
The social media clip, uploaded to TikTok by user l0velycatherine, shows the elated young prince celebrating England’s goals with William and Kate, above the caption: “Your reaction after England score.”
William was photographed hugging his son while cheering, which caused George to laugh and share the excitement.
The edited video clip then shows the darker reaction of the premier group at the end of the game as the home side lost their penalty shootout to Italy. William is shown with his hands on George’s shoulders reassuringly, with the caption: “Nothing lasts forever.”
A number of social media fans have praised the royals in the comments section of the video, highlighting the touching father and son experience together.
“I love to see how they act like any other fan. true joy. Sorry they lost, my husband behaves the same way in soccer,” wrote one TikTok user.
“Love this candid family moment,” another posted, with another commenting, “Poor George 🙁 but it was a beautiful family moment.”
William and Kate have increasingly taken their eldest son to engagements that involve sporting events in recent years.
In 2022, the young prince made his debut in a Six Nations rugby match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium.
Kate Middleton is Patroness of English Rugby and Prince William of Welsh Rugby.
The prince is also making his first appearance at the Wimbledon tennis championships in 2022, watching the men’s singles final between Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios.
After the match, champion Djokovic was introduced to the king and filmed giving him the big gold trophy. Seeing this, Prince William joked to his son, “Don’t drop it!”
George will be celebrating his 10th birthday in July and is expected to attend some of King Charles III’s coronation events in May. participate.
James Crawford-Smith is latestpagenews’s royal reporter in London. You can find him on Twitter at @jrcrawfordsmith and keep reading his stories news week‘s Facebook page of the royals.
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