England women's football team are "doing their country proud" after progressing to the World Cup semi-finals, Prince William has said.
The Duke of Cambridge said he was "thrilled" to see England beat hosts Canada, adding that he could not wait to see Mark Sampson's team face Japan.
"As President of the FA I'm thrilled to see the England women progress to the semis for the first time," the duke said in a statement.
"This team is making history and I can't wait to see them in action against Japan."
"The Lionesses are doing their country proud."
The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and the Duke of Cambridge will all visit Runnymede today on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.
The document which restricted the rights of the monarchy for the first time was sealed at Runnymede Meadows in June 1215.
Only four copies of the original document are known to survive, with two housed at the British Library and the others by Lincoln and Salisbury Cathedrals
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge thank well-wishers for the "wonderful messages" received after Princess Charlotte's birth.Read the full story ›
The Duke of Cambridge is set to return to work tomorrow as an air ambulance pilot after taking a break around of the birth of his daughter Princess Charlotte.
William took unpaid leave in April following the first phase of his training with East Anglian Air Ambulance. He and his wife Kate welcome the birth of Charlotte early this month and have spent most of the past month away from the public glare at their home, Anmer Hall, on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk with their newborn and son George.
Yesterday the Duke, an Aston Villa supporter and president of the FA, watched his club endure a crushing 4-0 defeat at the hands on Arsenal in the Wembley clash.
His return tomorrow marks the end of a break of almost six weeks from his flying duties.
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have formally registered the birth of Princess Charlotte.
The Duke of Cambridge signed the birth register at Kensington Palace this afternoon witnessed by a Registrar from Westminster Register Office.
The media are readying themselves for the first glimpse of the Duke of Cambridge as a new father following the birth of his daughter.