Prince William Reveals Charlotte's Hidden Talent In Ultimate Proud Dad Moment

The royal opened up about his “budding star” daughter in a candid chat.

Prince William with children George and Charlotte
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During a visit to meet the Women’s England Football squad this week, Prince William took a moment to tip the Lionesses off about a potential new signing. Granted, it might be a few years before the promising young player in question is ready for the highest level of international football – she is only seven – but nonetheless, the Duke of Cambridge was keen to pass along a message to the team from his daughter, Princess Charlotte.

“Charlotte wants me to tell you she's really good in goal,” Prince William told the England women’s team on June 15 during a visit to their training centre at St George's Park in Burton-on-Trent. “A budding star for the future!” he added as they presented him with three England shirts bearing each of his children's’ names and ages. As they posed for pictures, he also joked that it looked like they were celebrating Louis, George and Charlotte joining the national team.

Elsewhere, Prince William chatted to Arsenal midfielder and England team captain Leah Williamson about George’s love of the game. "He gets very competitive,” he said, adding that his eldest son plays for a local team.


Prince William is the president of the Football Association, and visited the Lionesses as they geared up for next month’s Euro 2022 tournament. Kicking off on Jul. 6, the UK will host all of the games, including a final on Jul. 31 at London’s Wembley Stadium, and are hoping to finally bring back the trophy after being two-time runner-ups.

Last time England’s Lionesses competed at the Euros back in 2017, striker Jodie Taylor won the prestigious golden boot – the award given for most goals scored in the tournament – and the team reached the semi-final stages before being knocked out by reigning champions The Netherlands. And we won’t have to wait long before England go head to head with the team that ended their Euro 2017 journey – the team are in the same group as their old rivals.

Sadly for Princess Charlotte she’s not made the goalkeeping line-up this year — instead keeping a clean sheet is a task left to Mary Earps (Manchester United), Hannah Hampton (Aston Villa), and Ellie Roebuck (Manchester City). Fingers crossed for Euro 2025, eh?