Prince William: The Royal visits his favorite team Aston Villa

Prince William
The Royal visits his favorite team Aston Villa

Prince William is a big Aston Villa fan.

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Prince William paid a visit to his favorite soccer team, Aston Villa. In a good mood he exchanged ideas with the players.

Prince William, 40, has once again shown his support for Birmingham-based football club Aston Villa. The royal visited the club’s training facilities in Bodymoor Heath on Thursday (March 16) to meet with various members of the England football team. shows pictures of his visit an Instagram postshared by the club and the official account “The Prince and Princess of Wales”.

In the photos, William jokes with a player, among other things, and exchanges ideas in a larger group with the team, for which he made a thumbs-up gesture. According to website of the club, Princess Kate’s husband (41) met with CEO Christian Purslow (59), head coach Unai Emery (51), his coaching staff and the men’s first team. He also spoke to Carla Ward, 39, manager of Aston Villa in the FA Women’s Super League and watched the young talents from the club’s academy train.

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The President of the English Football Association FA has been a fan of the club since he was young. Prince William explained the reason for his supporters back in 2015 in an interview with the BBC: While his schoolmates would have been fans of Manchester United or Chelsea, he would have longed for a team “that is more in the middle of the table and is more of a roller coaster ride for me can convey feelings”.


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