The seven-year-old royal was all of us on Sunday night as he cheered in disbelief when England took an early lead – only to look crestfallen when the team’s penalty shootout curse struck once again.
He was spotted wearing a suit and tie to Wembley – but would have struck a far less formal look if his dad had his way.
The claim comes from tennis champion Marion Bartoli who met the Duchess of Cambridge at Wimbledon this week.
Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live, she said: ‘Yesterday I had an afternoon tea with the duchess and it was very much a discussion whether George will be allowed to wear the jersey tonight at Wembley or not.
‘William was for it, Kate not so keen, so we’ll see.’
The men’s Euro final was the second game George was spotted at after watching England beat old rivals Germany two weeks prior.
The third in line to the throne ‘begged’ his dad to take him to the football – and was more than happy to wear a suit, a royal expert has claimed.
Duncan Larcombe, former royal editor for The Sun, said Prince William is George’s ‘absolute hero’.
He told OK!: ‘William would never have normally taken him to the football because it was an official outing in his role as president of the FA, but George absolutely begged to be allowed to come along.
‘Kate and William are at pains to never expose the children unnecessarily to the cameras but he twisted their arm eventually.’
Mr Larcombe added: ‘George idolises his dad. That’s why we saw him looking so smart in his suit – he really wanted to dress like William.’
It comes as hundreds of thousands of fans sign a petition calling for people who racially abuse footballers to be banned from grounds for life.
England players Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were flooded with disgusting slurs and monkey emojis online after missing penalties.
The Duke of Cambridge showed his support for the players, saying he was ‘sickened’ by the vile behaviour.
Tyrone Mings has slammed Home Secretary Priti Patel after she hit out at the racist abuse one month after criticising the squad for taking the knee at matches.
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