Invictus Games: Prince Harry poses with the BUDGIE SMUGGLERS given to him

Shy Prince Harry poses with a skimpy budgie smuggler given to him by the naughty Australian Invictus squad.

The Duke of Sussex laughed as athletes representing Team Australia presented him with a pair of swim trunks, as shown in a photo from the reception shared by Aussie Invictus on Twitter.

Harry even seemed to be holding out his new green-and-yellow budgie smuggler, it said ‘Team Aus Down Under’ on the back, to make sure it was the right size for him.

Team Australia said it wanted to maintain the ‘tradition of gifting a stunning new budgie smuggler to the Duke’ – a nod to the 2018 Invictus Games, when Harry tried to wear similar underpants over his jeans.

Shy Prince Harry poses with a skimpy budgie smuggler given to him by the naughty Australian Invictus squad

Shy Prince Harry poses with a skimpy budgie smuggler given to him by the naughty Australian Invictus squad

The Duke of Sussex laughed as athletes representing Team Australia presented him with a pair of swim trunks, as shown in this photo from the reception shared by Aussie Invictus on Twitter

The Duke of Sussex laughed as athletes representing Team Australia presented him with a pair of swim trunks, as shown in this photo from the reception shared by Aussie Invictus on Twitter

Duke delighted his Australian fans when he struggled to put a smuggler up his pants during an Australian ABC TV interview at the competition for injured veterans four years ago.

Aussie Invictus, the official Twitter account for Team Australia, posted a photo of Harry posing in pants, writing: ‘Now that the Duke of Sussex lives in California, Team Australia thinks it’s appropriate to continue the tradition of gifting an amazing new budgie smuggler. to the Duke’.

At the 2018 Olympics, Harry was presented with a swimsuit by Invictus Games competitors Nicole Bradley and Matt Model and paralympic Dylan Alcott at Admirality House in Sydney.

Footage of Harry deciding to try the swimmers was featured on Invictus Games Today, with the king laughing as he is presented with a gift.

He exclaimed: ‘Oh, look at that. It doesn’t get any better than that, right? This kind of subtle camouflage…only in Australia would you get something like this. It’s so wrong, but it’s wonderful.’

The king checked his gift and stretched it before trying it on his clothes

The king checked his gift and stretched it before trying it on his clothes

Meghan will have a ‘secret reading’ of her picture book The Bench for children at the Invictus Games before flying back to California

Meghan Markle will hold a ‘secret reading’ of her debut book The Bench for children in the British Embassy tent at the Invictus Games tomorrow before flying back to her £11 million luxury home in California, insiders say.

The Duchess of Sussex last year proudly announced that she was inspired to write her £12.99 children’s picture book after writing a poem for Prince Harry’s first Father’s Day in June 2019, a month after their now two-year-old son, Archie, was born.

After its release last year, The Bench topped the New York Times Bestseller List for children’s picture books, but sold only 3,212 copies in the UK in its first week – behind books by footballer Marcus Rashford and TV personality Richard Osman at the time. .

Initial reviews for the book were not universally positive, although some said that ‘the book’s storytelling and illustrations provide us with portraits of shared moments that evoke deep feelings of warmth’. Others described it as ‘calming, loving, although a little schmaltzy in places’.

An insider told The Sun that Meghan will have a ‘secret reading’ of the book to children in the British Embassy tent at the Games park in the Netherlands, where they are shooting a Netflix documentary about the competition for injured military veterans. It is not known whether the reading will be featured in a new program titled Heart of Invictus.

Posing for a photo Harry said ‘With or without a budgie smuggler? Very tempting ‘before wearing it over her jeans.’

Dylan Alcott, who is a Paralympic gold medalist in wheelchair tennis and wheelchair basketball, said at the time: ‘We gave him a gift. One of the athletes, Matt [Model], gave him a pair of budgie smugglers. And he wore it, over his jeans. This looks amazing.

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‘He said: ‘Should I wear it?’ We said: “One hundred percent.” So he put it on. Good for him.’

Harry and Meghan will address the audience at a televised event in The Hague, Netherlands, which will be attended by members of the Dutch royal family and the country’s prime minister.

The pair made their first public appearance together in Europe since quitting as senior working royals more than two years ago when they attended a reception at the game on Friday.

Their appearance at The Hague’s Zuiderpark came after they visited the Queen and met the Prince of Wales in Windsor on Thursday, having flown from their home in the US.

Ahead of the opening ceremony on Saturday night, Harry and Meghan will witness the Land Rover Driving Challenge. Jaguar Land Rover provided financial support for the game.

The opening ceremony will feature live performances by Kaiser Chiefs, royal military band Johan Willem Friso, singer-songwriter Anneke van Giersbergen, and rock band DI-RECT.

Princess Margriet, Prince Pieter-Christiaan and Prime Minister Mark Rutte are among those expected to attend, with Rutte scheduled to give a speech about the significance of the Invictus Games.

A crew has joined Harry and Meghan at the match as part of filming for the Netflix documentary Heart Of Invictus – a series from Archewell Productions that follows the people competing on the show.

The manager of Ukraine’s Invictus Games team – who will appear in the documentary – said he had discussed the importance of ‘having a voice’ with Meghan.

Oksana Horbach, 39, is in the Ukrainian Armed Forces working the supply chain in Kyiv, supplying food to soldiers and women.

She said: ‘I spoke to Meghan about the importance of having a voice and she totally understands that – be heard, be vocal, have a voice, just tell your own truth, your experiences. This is very important to him.

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‘And he told me that it’s something they support deeply, wholeheartedly, to have this platform, the Invictus Games platform, for countries, especially for Ukraine, to be able to have that voice.’

Ms Horbach said the Netflix team was shooting for the documentary Invictus on Friday, adding that at this stage she had no idea how prominent she was in the series.

Harry was seen smiling broadly and waving as he walked to the reception tent to meet the officials and athletes at the event

Harry was seen smiling broadly and waving as he walked to the reception tent to meet the officials and athletes at the event

Harry and Meghan arrive at Sportcampus Zuiderpark, The Hague, Netherlands, ahead of the 2022 Invictus Games

Harry and Meghan arrive at Sportcampus Zuiderpark, The Hague, Netherlands, ahead of the 2022 Invictus Games

‘The goal is to make a good film. What we want to do is make a good film, like to let people around the world know more about the values ​​of Invictus, and about Ukraine as a country that participated in the Invictus Games and what we’re going through to actually make it happen for us. us,’ he said.

Harry founded the Invictus Games to help rehabilitate injured or sick military personnel and veterans from around the world, by giving them the challenge of competing in sporting events similar to the Paralympics.

Harry and Meghan’s trip to England and the Netherlands comes after the pair were absent from the Duke of Edinburgh’s memorial service in London last month.

Harry filed a lawsuit against the Home Office after being told he would no longer be provided with the same level of personal protection security when visiting from the US, despite offering to pay for it himself.

The Duke wanted to take his children for a visit, but he and his family “couldn’t return to his home” because it was too dangerous, his legal representative said.

The opening ceremony will be shown on the BBC.

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