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Prince Harry joins fans to watch World Cup match

Prince Harry watched the World Cup football match between Cameroon and Brazil at the Brasilia national stadium tonight.

The fourth in line to the throne was surrounded by officials at the Brasilia national stadium on the first day of his week-long visit to Brazil and Chile.

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Prince Harry goes canoeing in Brasilia

Prince Harry went on a canoe ride with a doctor and a patient with neurological problems while visiting a hospital in Brasilia.

Prince Harry is visiting Brazil Credit: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The fourth in line to the throne began his seven-day trip to Brazil and Chile today and is expected to attend a World Cup match between Brazil and Cameroon later.

The fourth in line to the throne waved. Credit: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Prince Harry began his trip to Brazil and Chile today. Credit: Niall Carson/PA Wire

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Prince Harry visits hospital in Brasilia

Prince Harry began his seven-day trip to Brazil by visiting a hospital in the country's capital Brasilia.The fourth in line to the throne watched patients with neurological problems playing wheelchair basketball to aid their recovery.

Prince Harry watches patients playing wheelchair basketball. Credit: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The prince visited the Brasilia branch of the Sarah network of rehabilitation hospitals which has 10 units across the country.

Prince Harry talks to staff at a hospital in Brasilia. Credit: British Diplomatic Mission in Brazil

During his seven-day trip to Brazil and Chile, Harry is expected to carry out a range of engagements from visiting rain forests to paying tribute to the military achievements of both nations.

The Prince is due to attend World Cup game between Cameroon and Brazil World Cup tonight.

Read more: Prince Harry joins the Queen for Royal Ascot

William and Harry back in the polo saddle for charity

Prince William and Prince Harry were back at the polo pitch today, playing a charity match in Coworth Park near Ascot in Berkshire.

Prince William and Prince Harry play polo. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The annual charity event in support of charities including the Royal Marsdencancer hospital, HIV fund Sentebale and youth training charity Skillforce.

Prince William and Prince Harry after the game Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Harry to be in stands for England World Cup game

Prince Harry enjoyed a game of football with young children in Suffolk yesterday.
Prince Harry enjoyed a game of football with young children in Suffolk yesterday. Credit: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire

Prince Harry will be in the stands to watch England's potentially crucial final World Cup group game against Costa Rica.

Harry will join thousands of fans at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte on 24 June during his seven-day tour of Brazil and Chile.

The prince will also watch World Cup hosts Brazil take on Cameroon in the capital Brasilia when he arrives in Brazil on 23 June.

His itinerary will also take him to Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo before he carries out engagements in and around Chile's capital Sanitago and the city of Valparaiso during the final three days of the trip.

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Prince Harry gets stuck in at training

Prince Harry poses with boys after a short football kick about at the Inspire Suffolk centre for young people in Ipswich, Suffolk. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Prince Harry threw himself into training as he joined children at a community event in Suffolk.

The prince was visiting a community project in Ipswich and donned tracksuit bottoms and an England rugby polo shirt for the occasion.

During the visit to Inspire Suffolk, Harry, a well-known rugby fan and vice patron of the Rugby Football Union, went on to join in a football kick-around.

Prince Harry prepares to stop a penalty, during a kick about. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Harry joins vets to recall terrible toll of Monte Cassino

Veterans of the Battle of Monte Cassino gathered alongside Prince Harry today to mark 70 years since one of the costliest battles of the Second World War.

While Harry praised their courage, one veteran of the Italian assaults told ITV News: "I never thought I would come out of it alive".

ITV News Royal Editor Tim Ewart reports:

Read: Prince Harry hails 'forgotten' heroes of Monte Cassino

Prince Harry: 'Forgotten' tag makes no sense at all

Prince Harry has told ITV News it "makes no sense at all" that the Battle of Monte Cassino is referred to by some as the "forgotten campaign" - insisting the veterans of one of the Second World War's bloodiest battles deserve "as much recognition" as anyone else that served in the conflict.

Speaking to Royal Editor Tim Ewart at the site of the assaults, Harry praised the heroism of those who fought for months on end "knowing that they were going to lose most of their friends and probably themselves as well".

Read: Prince Harry hails 'forgotten' heroes of Monte Cassino

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