Prince William has indulged his soccer fandom in a uncommon private tweet. In his position as president of the FA, the Duke of Cambridge was at Wembley this night for the FA Cup Final between Liverpool and Chelsea.
Liverpool emerged victorious after a penalty shoot-out, with William tweeting from his and spouse Kate Middleton’s Twitter account his congratulations to them and commiserations to Chelsea.
The Duke wrote: “Congratulations @LFC on being crowned 2022 Men’s FA Cup champions! Very well deserved after a long journey and commiserations to @ChelseaFC, you showed real fight for the full 120 minutes and more. W. #FACupFinal.”
William signed off with the very laid again “W”, displaying that it was his tweet alone, regardless of sharing the account with Kate. And the tweet got here simply hours after it appeared he was booed as he stepped out pre-game to fulfill the groups.
Reports emerged when William stepped out onto the pitch of booing, although it’s unclear if it was directed on the Duke and which followers had been doing it. Video reveals the stadium announcer introducing William, when the boos set in.
Twitter was, after all, aflame in the course of the scenes. One tweeted: “Prince William plus references to the royal family booed at Wembley prior to Cup Final. Did not expect that!”
Others speculated that followers might have been booing the National Anthem. One wrote: “Bizarre? Never heard such a booing of Prince William and the national anthem. Weird.”
“Fans booing both Prince William and the National Anthem at the cup final?” a 3rd questioned, “Maybe I’m imagining it.”
Before the match, William had additionally tweeted his pleasure. “Off to the men’s #FACupFinal! Who do we think will win?” he requested royal followers.
William, Kate and eldest son George made headlines at Wembley final yr when the little prince appeared very dapper in a swimsuit. The eight-year-old, who’s a faithful soccer fan, could possibly be seen beaming at his proud dad as he factors to the England gamers lining up on the pitch.