During a dialogue on Wednesday, radio host Roman Kemp requested the Duke of Cambridge about serving as greatest man at Harry and Meghan Markle’s marriage ceremony this spring.
William additionally introduced up one other “drawback” he has with the marriage, which is meant to happen on Saturday, May 19. That additionally occurs to be the date of the finals of the Emirates FA Cup, an annual match for English soccer groups. William has been the president of The Football Association, organizer of the match, for over a decade. He usually presents the trophy to the winners of the ultimate.
William joked that he’s nonetheless “working through” the conflicting engagements.
“[I’m] making an attempt to see what I can do,” he mentioned.
Considering that he’s second in line to be king and the president of the affiliation, you’d suppose he’d have numerous pull. Luckily, it seems that the timing of the 2 main occasions doesn’t completely overlap, in response to a earlier assertion from the FA.
“Everyone at The FA is delighted for HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with the announcement of their marriage ceremony at Windsor Castle subsequent yr,” the affiliation mentioned in a press release in December, after the marriage date was introduced. “Saturday 19 May guarantees to be an exquisite day with such a particular royal event being adopted by English soccer’s showpiece occasion, The Emirates FA Cup Final.”
Either means, William mentioned he’s merely “delighted” that his brother is getting married.
“For me personally, I hope it means he stays out of my fridge, it would cease him scrounging off of my meals. He’s completed it over the previous few years,” William mentioned again in November.