When Gareth Southgate’s team attempts to win the European Championships, the Duke of Cambridge will cheer them on at Wembley.
As the Football Association president, William is expected to be William’s only senior royal presence at Sunday’s England v Italy final match.
The Queen, who presented the trophy to Germany at Euro 96, will not be attending. Because the tournament was fully hosted by England, she was present in 1996.
Euro 2020 was held in 11 countries to celebrate its 60th anniversary. It is therefore not considered a “home” tournament.
Bobby Moore was also presented the trophy by the Queen when England won the 1966 World Cup.
The Prince of Wales, Duchess Cornwall, and the Duchess of Cornwall have been closely following England’s progress. even asked the Coldstream Guards band from Clarence House to play ‘Sweet Caroline’ and ‘Three Lions’ on the grounds.
The heir to the throne will not attend the match as football is considered William’s “turf”.
William was a former avid amateur player and fan of Aston Villa. He assumed the presidency of England’s FA in May 2006. He has tirelessly worked to eradicate the stigma surrounding mental health issues in the game, especially among men.
Despite hopes for a full house, Sunday’s capacity at Wembley will remain at around 60,000. Sources in government had previously suggested that a crowd of 90,000 for the final “cannot” be ruled out.
Number 10 declined to speculate on whether Boris Johnson would attend, even though he and Carrie were present at Wembley Wednesday.
Officials “don’t want us to get ahead of ourselves”, but it is understood that there are discussions underway about a victory parade if England wins.
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