It was Prince Harry“s turn to hold the baby on Friday, although the youngster in question was not his nephew Prince George but the child of an athlete trying out for The Invictus Games.
Harry cradled the tot, who fittingly sported a T-shirt reading “I am an Invictus baby”, while Prince William held onto the infant”s tiny hand.
The royal brothers met the adorable newborn!! when they paid a surprise visit to those trying out for the forthcoming sporting competition.
William and Harry were snapped chatting and laughing with potential competitors as they showed off their skills in the hope of taking part when the games kick off on 10 September.
The Invictus Games” official Twitter account announced the royals siblings” unexpected appearance.
Surprising our #InvictusGames Athletes, the Duke of Cambridge & Prince Harry attend trials. Stay tuned for more… pic.twitter.com/Tp5HffB6vw
— Invictus Games 2014 (@InvictusLondon) August 8, 2014
“Surprising our #InvictusGames Athletes, the Duke of Cambridge & Prince Harry attend trial,” posted the account.
Prince Harry has been busy promoting the tournament over the past couple of weeks.
A special guest has joined the #InvictusGames athletics training – an Invictus baby! pic.twitter.com/rb3u6hFccb
— Invictus Games 2014 (@InvictusLondon) August 5, 2014
Speaking to BBC Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans, Harry admitted that the initial concept for the games wasn”t his idea, but that he “stole” it from the Warrior Games in America.
“[I was] happy to steal it off the Americans I think, is probably the best way of explaining it,” he said. “The Americans have had the Warrior Games now for the last four and a half, five years