Avid soccer fan Prince William reveals actual cause he helps Aston Villa


PRINCE William has revealed why he helps Aston Villa.

The prince, an avid soccer fan and President of the FA, has at all times raised eyebrows in footy circles for his selection of membership.

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Prince William has revealed why he helps Aston VillaCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Wills took his whole family to watch Villa play Norwich City in October 2019

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Wills took his complete household to look at Villa play Norwich Metropolis in October 2019Credit score: Reuters

Wills, 41, has by no means lived in Birmingham and there’s no household affinity to Villa handed down by means of the royal generations.

However he revealed the explanation whereas chatting life-long Wrexham followers, brothers Trevor and Alan Roberts, 73 and 76, on his journey to the Racecourse floor yesterday.

He stated: “A very good pal took me to my first recreation after I was yea excessive, it was when Paul Merson was taking part in for them.

“Once we received relegated it made me wish to assist them much more, but it surely’s emotional and it hurts.”

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Throughout an interview in 2015 earlier than Villa’s FA Cup last in opposition to Arsenal, the Prince of Wales claimed: “A very long time in the past in school I received into soccer huge time.

“All my associates have been Chelsea or Manchester United followers and I did not actually wish to observe the run-of-the-mill group,” he stated.

“I wished to have a group that was extra mid-table that might give me extra emotional rollercoaster moments. Aston Villa has at all times had an excellent historical past.”

Wills took his complete household to look at Villa play Norwich Metropolis in October 2019.

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