Lifelong fan Prince William has taken a seat for the first time at Villa Park for the home game against Sunderland today.
Although it is the Prince's first visit to the stadium, he has seen the team before, heading to Wembley for the club's victory over Bolton at Wembley in 2000 during the FA Cup semi-final.
The Duke of Cambridge has indulged his love of motorbikes with a visit to Britain's biggest bike show in Birmingham.
Prince William astonished thousands of bike fans at Motorcycle Live who crowded round to watch and take pictures of the royal as he sat astride a variety of models.
The Duke has been a keen biker from a young age and currently owns a 1199cc Ducati.
During his visit to a homeless shelter in Birmingham, Prince William received his very own custom Aston Villa shirt.
Prince William also joked about the fierce rivalry between Villa and Birmingham City saying: "Half the city love me and the other half are like, what's he doing?"
Prince William was reminded of his surprise performance with Jon Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift on Tuesday as he visited a Birmingham homeless shelter run by the charity St Basil's.
William grabbed headlines as he and the pop stars sang a rendition of "Livin' On A Prayer" at an event at Kensington Palace in aid of charity.
His hosts in Birmingham were quick to remind him of his unplanned performance, with one urging him: "You haven't rapped yet?"
William laughed: "I draw the line there."
The Duke of Cambridge has met young people today who were homeless but now live in a centre run by the charity, St Basil's.
The charity is trying to ensure that Birmingham is the first city in the UK without any homeless young people.
The Duke of Cambridge has visited Birmingham today to meet some young people who used to be homeless but now live in a centre run by the charity, St Basil's.
The Queen's grandson was happy to express his admiration for the team he supports, Aston Villa.
The Duke of Cambridge has praised the work being done to help young people at risk of ending up living on the street during a visit to a homeless shelter in Birmingham.
The facility - part of a network of centres in the Midlands - offers a safe, supported environment, accommodation and access to training and education, and the Duke told his hosts he was "bowled over" by the charity's work after meeting the young residents.
The Duke of Cambridge will meet thirty young people, including two from Leicester, who carry an award set up in his mother's memory for their immense impact on society.
The Diana Award empowers thousands of young people to tackle social issues that affect other young people using a peer-led approach.
Villa fans have spoken of their delight at learning Prince William plans to bring his young son up to support the Midland club.
Supporters heading to today's home game against Everton told ITV News Central that they think it will be good for the club - with one even claiming it made Aston Villa the official club of the UK.
Prince William's ambition to persuade his son George to follow Aston Villa could see the future King join a powerful set of supporters of the Midlands team.