Princes William and Harry ‘Act Like Idiots’ to Boost Morale

(L - R) Prince William, David Beckham and Prince Harry

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updated 06/20/2010 AT 10:50 AM ET

originally published 06/20/2010 AT 12:00 PM ET

To surfer, helicopter pilot and wildlife photographer, add comforter in chief on the list of things England’s Princes aspire to be.

Prince Harry and brother Prince William used their charm to help rouse a downbeat English soccer team after an unexpected tie with Algeria in the FIFA World Cup.

“When the guys went into the changing room they were fairly upset with how they played, but by the time we finished, we d laughed and joked,” Prince William said of their locker room visit alongside David Beckham Friday. “Harry and I behaved like idiots. We tried to get David in on the act as well, and the three of us tried to raise some spirits. That was all we did really.”

– Simon Perry


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