Prince William seen cheering on lionesses, but royal fans were upset: ‘Where’s Charlotte?’  Royal |  news

Prince William seen cheering on lionesses, but royal fans were upset: ‘Where’s Charlotte?’ Royal | news

The seven-year-old today expressed her support for the England women’s football team and wished them the best of luck ahead of their crucial game against Germany.

In a 10-second clip posted to Kensington Royal’s Instagram account, Prince William said: “We both want to wish the Lionesses good luck for tonight.

“You did amazingly well in the competition and we cheer you on all the time.”

“The princess who sat shyly next to him said, ‘Good luck, I hope you win. Goodbye!”

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Taking to Twitter, royal observers were quick to point out the girl’s absence.

One user said: “Pleased to see Prince William is there but it would have been fabulous if Princess Charlotte had attended too.”

A second wrote: “WHERE IS PRINCESS CHARLOTTE?”

If the Lionesses win, it would be England’s first win in a major football tournament since 1966.

Flt Lt Lauren, who helped train the first female Afghan pilots when deployed to Afghanistan, described watching the English team as “inspiring”.

She said: “I have flown missions all over the world with the RAF but this will be one of the most memorable.

“It has been inspiring to watch the Lionesses progress and I will be cheering them on loudly once I land back at RAF Brize Norton.”

Around 90,000 fans are expected at Wembley Stadium tonight – a record for a European Championship final.

The previous record was set in the 1964 men’s final when 79,115 fans watched Spain host the Soviet Union.

Last year’s men’s final between England and Italy at Wembley was watched by 67,000 spectators, a lower number forced by the coronavirus pandemic.