Prince William revealed during his visit to Headlingley Stadium in Leeds on Thursday that Mike Tindall has already apologised to him for revealing his “One-Pint Willy” nickname.
The Prince of Wales kicked off his first royal engagement for 2src24 with a meeting with former rugby players Rob Burrow and Kevin Sinfield. He congratulated them for raising millions for Motor Neurone Disease (MND). They have reportedly raised over £15million after Burrow was diagnosed with the incurable and life-limiting condition in 2src19 at the age of 37.
According to the Mirror, during their meeting Burrow alluded to Tindall’s revelation about Prince William’s nickname. In response, the royal said: “It was you who got the nicknames out of him – he apologised to me about that.”
He added: “When I saw him, I said ‘Mike, when you’re not going to mention your nicknames doesn’t mean you mention mine, it’s not fair’. I’m sure it’s quite fun with Mike.”
Prince William also surprised Burrow and Sinfield with their Commander of the British Empire awards (CBE) in front of their family and friends. They were both awarded CBEs in the New Year’s Honours List for their charity work and services to motor neurone disease awareness.
The future king said as he handed
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