Friday, September 29, 2023

‘Is it actually you?’ – Prince William shocked to see Paul Gascoigne at Pret A Manger before getting kiss from England icon

Prince William was left stunned and surprised as he bumped into Paul Gascoigne at Pret A Manger in Bournemouth.

The Prince of Wales visited the sandwich store on the south coast as part of his five-year Homewards project to end homelessness.

Gascoigne shocked Prince William in a Pret A Manger in Bournemouthgetty

The England legend and Royal embracedgetty

Gazza gave the next in line for the throne a kiss on the cheek at the end of the exchangeX @MattSunRoyal

And in the shop the royal got a shock when he spotted the footballing legend.

A large crowd gathered around the pair while they spoke to each other and shook hands.

Gascoigne turned and gave the prince a peck on the cheek.

The former Spurs and Rangers star said: “I’ve met him a couple of times and met him at Wembley (Euro 2020 semi-finals), he loves his football, I climbed over a few chairs to talk to him and gave him a peck on the cheek.

“I came past Pret and someone said William was there so I saw him and gave another peck on the cheek.

“He’s a good looking guy… I even got a kiss.

“He said he has been watching us from afar. I help homeless here in Bournemouth I often give them ciggies and sandwiches.” 

Prince William also made a visit to the Vitality Stadium to speak with club staffgetty

Gascoigne was not part of the official plans and just showed up on his own accord it has been revealed.

William also took a visit to Bournemouth‘s Vitality Stadium holding talks with club staff over work supporting disadvantaged and vulnerable adults.

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