Prince William was booed at Wembley Stadium during the FA Cup Final, while meeting other players


Fans mocked the Duke of Cambridge as he was introduced shortly before kickoff to Liverpooland Chelseaplayers.

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Prince William is booed at Wembley crowd during FA Cup Final

During the FA Cup final between Liverpool & Chelsea, Prince William was heckled by football fans at Wembley stadium.

As he was introduced to Liverpool- and Chelsea-based players, the Duke of Cambridge, who is President, was mocked by fans.

Obscene gestures were possible among the crowd during God save the Queen and the hymn AbideWith Me, which have been traditionally sung at English Football’s flagship event since 1927.

Since then, fury has erupted across the political spectrum over the fan behavior.

Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Commons Speaker, stated: “I utterly condemn any fans who booed Prince William at Wembley today.

“FA Cup finals should be a time when we all come together as a nation. It shouldn’t be marred by the utterly shameful behavior of a few fans. In this year of all years – the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – this is dreadful.”

Conservative MP and former Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said: “It was completely unacceptable and shameful for fans to boo Prince William. I urge the FA to take every action and pursue those responsible.

Sir Ed Davey was also the leader of the Liberal Democrats. “We have the most wonderful Monarch and those fans who booed do not represent their clubs or our country.”

Liverpool Echo football writer Connor O’NeillMeanwhile, he explained to Anfield club fans why they choose not to sing the National Anthem.

“The origins of why the red half of Merseyside boo the national anthem can be traced back to the 1980s,”He stated.

“The Conservative government’s ‘managed decline’ of the city was then followed by the failings of the government following the Hillsborough disaster further entrenched those feelings. A flag regularly spotted at Anfield reads ‘scouse not English’ and will most likely be on display at most games.

“Merseyside’s residents have felt let down by the state in recent years. They feel the foodbanks outside Anfield, Goodison (Park), and evidence of increasing inequalities are further proof of this.”

Liverpool emerged victorious, beating Chelsea 6-5 on penalties after extra time. It marked the club’s eighth FA Cup triumph, and a first since 2006.

As William handed out winners’ medals to the Reds’ players afterwards, however, no jeering could be heard.

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