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Tuesday 7th April 2020

Football-mad Prince George 'insists' dad William plays Three Lions to him every morning

Frank Skinner revealed the news!

Frank Skinner has revealed that football-mad Prince George "insists" that his dad plays his Euro 96 anthem Three Lions every morning.

The comic recorded the song with David Baddiel and The Lightning Seeds in 1996 – some 17 years before the young royal was born.

Appearing on Lorraine, Frank said Prince William – who is the head of the Football Association – revealed the news when he met him at the Royal Variety Performance late last year.

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Frank said: "I did the handshake and I was first in the line and he spoke to me for a few minutes so he spoke to me a while."

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He added: "'He said to me: 'I listen to your football song every morning,' and I thought, that's got to be a lie."

He said to me: 'I listen to your football song every morning – George insists that we play it.

"Do they lie, the royal family?" he asked host Lorraine Kelly.

Frank revealed that he asked William for more information and the royal replied: "George insists that we play it every morning."

Frank revealed William told him about George's love of the song at last year's Royal Variety Performance (Credit: Splash News)

Always the joker, funny man Frank quipped: "So I really wanted to say: 'Who?'"

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He added: "I liked the idea of them rattling around wherever they live listening to it."

Frank also revealed that William was "very nice" and that the Duchess of Cambridge "looked amazing".

Frank said William was "very nice" while Kate looked "amazing" (Credit: Splash News)

Last summer, football fan George posed for pictures to celebrate his sixth birthday wearing an England shirt.

He is also said to have celebrated his birthday with a football-themed party for his entire class.

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