Prince William attends England Euros game without Kate Middleton amid royal duties controversy

The Duke flew to Germany for the match and sang along to the national anthem, “God Save the King.”

Pop Culture & Art June 21, 2024

Prince William made headlines tonight as he attended the England Euros game in Germany without his wife, Kate Middleton, amid ongoing public scrutiny. 

The Duke of Cambridge was spotted enthusiastically singing along to the national anthem, "God Save The King," in a traditional display of support for the Three Lions.

Opting to skip the third day of Royal Ascot, Prince William's decision to attend the football match comes amidst criticism over his recent absence from royal duties. As President of the Football Association, William faced backlash last year for missing the Women's World Cup final in Australia, where the Lionesses lost to Spain. 

This absence prompted a public apology from the prince, who cited concerns over the lengthy journey to Sydney.

The Duke's attendance at tonight's game marks a departure from recent royal events, where he has been seen without Kate Middleton, who has been recovering privately following a recent cancer diagnosis. 

While she briefly appeared at Trooping The Colour over the weekend, the Palace emphasized that this did not signal a return to her official duties.

Accompanied by his mother-in-law Carole Middleton and Queen Camilla at Royal Ascot yesterday, Prince William's solo appearance at the Euros reflects ongoing public interest in the royal family's commitments and appearances.


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