He wouldn’t have missed it for the world. Although settled in the United States for several months, Prince Harry does not forget his country. This Friday, February 5, the Duke of Sussex made a surprise and noticed appearance to celebrate the 150th anniversary of an institution that has a special place in his heart and in his life: the English Rugby Federation. The opportunity for the husband of Meghan Markle to praise the importance of sport in these troubled times and while the XV of the Rose is preparing to enter the tournament of the VI Nations. “Rugby has delighted millions of people with teams full of great characters and special players,” began Prince Harry. In these times of isolation, the passion and enjoyment of sport can bring great comfort to many. “
“As a proud boss of the Rugby Football Union, I join millions of supporters around the world in celebrating 150 years of England rugby,” he concluded, before the video staged highlights of the oval balloon in the UK. Although he is now retired from the Crown and has relinquished most of his royal titles, Prince Harry is still the boss of the Federation. “We look forward to the continuation of the relationship between the Duke and the rugby league,” we learned in a statement issued shortly after the Megxit. He has shown a real commitment to working with us, initially getting involved in our community and youth programs and sharing support for England rugby. ” From Los Angeles, he therefore keeps a close eye on the sporting exploits of rugby players.
The team is all. Always has been. Always will be. # EnglandRugby150 pic.twitter.com/pHuQir4HHM
– England Rugby (@EnglandRugby) February 5, 2021
Prince Harry, soon back in England?
A few months ago, Archie’s dad confided in this passion that he misses terribly on the other side of the Atlantic. “What I need will be several mini rugby balls, then like that I could involve Archie in the game, because at the moment it’s impossible to find any, he regretted then. have a little space outside, which I’m very happy and lucky to have, so I have to get him to play Rugby League. ” As a reminder, Prince Harry has been the president of England Rugby and vice-boss of the Rugby Football Union since 2016, the year in which he succeeded Queen Elizabeth. And since then, Meghan Markle’s husband has honored many commitments related to his passion. And within a few months, it is thanks to her that he should return to England. We see him badly miss the Rugby Union World Cup 2021, which will take place in the United Kingdom from October 23 to November 27, 2021.
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