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Mike Tindall likes 'his nose with character'

Mike Tindall is considering having his trademark broken nose reset now he has finally retired from professional rugby following a 17 year career in the sport.

Tindall, 35, announced his retirement earlier today on Twitter and told ITV News he was giving surgery on his damaged nose consideration after speaking to friends - including Irish and British Lions legend Brian O'Driscoll.

"I'd quite like to get it so I can breathe [out of it] but at the same time keep some of the character that it has." Tindall said.

Zara and Mike Tindall name daughter Mia Grace

Zara and Mike Tindall have named their newborn daughter Mia Grace.

Former England rugby player Mike Tindall tweeted:

Zara Phillips gave birth at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital last Friday.

Mia Grace Tindall is the Queen's fourth great-grandchild and is 16th in line to the throne.


Tindall: Today was definitely the best day of my life

Mike Tindall has tweeted his joy following the birth of his first child with his wife Zara. The couple's daughter, whose name is yet to be released, was born this morning weighing 7lbs 12oz.

Zara and Mike Tindall's daughter will not have a title

Zara and Mike Tindall's baby daughter will not bear a royal title, it has been confirmed.

The former England rugby player has no title himself and Zara, born down the female line, is not entitled to be an HRH. Her father Captain Mark Phillips was believed to have been offered an earldom by the Queen when he married Princess Anne but chose not to take it.

Mike and Zara Tindall attend the christening of Prince George in October 2013. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The latest addition to the Royal Family will be known as Miss Tindall and the new parents are hoping their laid-back approach to life will rub off on their first born daughter.

Ahead of the birth, they were interviewed by Australian Women's Weekly, with Mike saying: "I think we're both quite well-balanced and laid-back as a couple, so hopefully he or she will pick up on that."

Zara added: "I hope we're going to make good parents. That's the plan."

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