‘I made a small attempt to get Prince George on the Chelsea side’: Frank Lampard admits he tried to convince royal to support Blues while speaking to Prince William during England game

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Frank Lampard has revealed that he tried to convince Prince George to be a Chelsea fan during a recent pub chat with Prince William.

The Chelsea manager rubbed shoulders with royalty as he and the Duke of Cambridge recently joined up for a Heads Up charity initiative where they shared a pint as they watched England’s 2-1 defeat by Czech Republic.

Lampard admitted that he posed the question to Prince William at the event.

In an interview with talkSPORT, he said: ‘I asked why he (Prince William) supported Villa and he said it was because of a game he watched when he was younger and he felt that was the right thing to do.

‘Then he’s obviously passed that down. I made a small attempt to get him (George) on the Chelsea side.

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‘He did say George came home from school to say all his friends support Chelsea, but he’s going to hold firm and be a Villa fan.’

Prince William was recently pictured with his young son and the Duchess of Cambridge in the stands during Aston Villa’s 5-1 away victory against Norwich.

Television cameras focused on George as he celebrated Conor Hourihane’s long range strike during Villa’s comfortable victory.

Prince George was seen celebrating during Aston Villa's 5-1 win against Norwich this month

Prince George was seen celebrating during Aston Villa’s 5-1 win against Norwich this month

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