Prince William, the Prince of Wales, recently took to Twitter to share a rare personal message in support of a player close to his heart. The Prince, a long-time Aston Villa fan, retweeted a message from the club about player Ashley Young, who is set to leave the club after a two-year stint. Aston Villa’s tweet read, “A true Aston Villa legend. Thank you for everything, @Youngy18”. Prince William added a personal touch to the message, saying, “Ash, thank you for the memories. W”. Fans of the football club were delighted to see the Prince’s kind tribute to the player, with some commenting that “kings recognise kings”.
Prince William Partners with YouTube for Earthshot Prize
In other news, Prince William, who is the Chairman of the Football Association, recently announced a partnership between the Earthshot Prize and YouTube. The Prince founded the Earthshot Prize in 2020, along with The Royal Foundation, to find solutions to “repair” the planet. The partnership with YouTube will produce content aimed at inspiring users to take action against climate change. The YouTube channel will feature mini-documentaries, Q&As, and YouTube Shorts to help the Prize reach younger and more international audiences. The Earthshot Prize is set to travel to Singapore in 2023, where the ground-breaking solutions of the finalists will be celebrated. Additionally, the five winners of the Prize will be awarded £1million in prize money to further boost their environmental solutions. The awards ceremony is set to feature performances from world-renowned musicians and artists, accompanied by a week-long series of events known as Earthshot Week, aimed at mobilising and scaling innovative solutions to protect and repair the planet. Members of the public will also be invited to experience local activations centred on the 2023 cohort of Earthshot Prize solutions.
Prince William has been keeping busy, not only in his royal duties but also in his support for football and environmental initiatives. His personal message to Aston Villa player Ashley Young shows his dedication to the sport and the people involved. The partnership between the Earthshot Prize and YouTube is a significant step towards mobilising people to take action against climate change. As Prince William continues to show support for causes close to his heart, he inspires others to do the same and make a difference in the world.