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Prince William 'keen' to play water polo again

The Duke of Cambridge today cheered on Great Britain's water polo team and revealed his desire to return to the sport.

Prince William sits amongst the spectators as he watches Great Britain play Serbia during their Group B preliminary water polo match Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

The royal took part in water polo throughout his school and university days, and while he served in the Army, but has not played for five years

Claire Nixon, 18, from Stafford, who sat next to the Duke in the standard ticketholders' section of the crowd, described how keen William was to play the sport again.

"He said, 'I just want to put my trunks on and get in the pool', those were his exact words," she revealed after the game.

"I think he definitely misses it."

Prince William representing Scottish national universities water polo team in 2004 Credit: PA

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