Prince William praised the England women's football team for their victory against Australia. Nevertheless, a royal staff member has verified that he won't be voyaging to Australia to personally witness the final match against Spain. Nonetheless, following this announcement, it was disclosed that there will be a royal representation at the crucial game – but supporting the Spanish team!
Queen Letizia and her 16-year-old daughter, Infanta Sofia, will be flying to Sydney to show their support for their home country, as confirmed by The Royal Spanish Football Federation. Sofia's age makes it a significant moment for her to witness such an important event. The Queen and her daughter will occupy seats in the presidential box at the Accor Stadium.
According to reports, Queen Letizia paid a visit to the national team before their World Cup campaign. Her attendance at the game is surely valued by the team.
Prince William will likely be tuning in to the television broadcast of the match, along with his sports enthusiast family.
Before the women's team competed in the final of the Euros, Princess Charlotte, the daughter of William, conveyed a message of good luck. In doing so, she expressed her enthusiasm for watching the team play.
Since 2006, the Prince has held the position of president within the Football Association (FA), demonstrating significant support for the advancement and endorsement of women's football.
As the referee's final whistle echoed and England sealed a 3-1 triumph, the 41-year-old utilized the social media platform X, previously recognized as Twitter. He expressed his thoughts, writing, “The @Lionesses delivered an exceptional performance – heading to the finals! My sympathies to @TheMatildas, your play has been outstanding, and your role as co-hosts of this World Cup is commendable. W.”
Furthermore, William's father, King Charles, also conveyed his own message of well-wishing to England subsequent to their successful progress in the semi-finals.
The King conveyed a message to Sarina Wiegman's team, which stated: “My spouse and I, along with our entire family, extend our heartfelt congratulations to the formidable Lionesses for their advancement to the World Cup final. We also extend our best wishes for Sunday's match.
“While your victory may have ended the remarkable Matildas' pursuit of the ultimate prize in the sport, both squads have been a source of inspiration both on and off the field – and for this reason, both nations stand united in pride, respect, and admiration.”
He concluded the message by affixing his official royal emblem, Charles R.
The final of the World Cup is set to occur on Sunday, August 20th. The game will commence at 11 am BST and will be broadcast on both BBC1 and ITV.