William wishes England's World Cup squad well in video

The Duke of Cambridge has recorded a message of support for the England football team ahead of the World Cup and called on the nation to play its part.

In an open message to England manager Roy Hodgson and the squad, Prince William said: "Having spent some time with the England players after the Peru game at Wembley, I am sure they will be ready for the challenge.

"To the thousands of England fans making the long trip out in support, I hope you have a great time and see some amazing football."

The Royal said both he and his son Prince George would take part in some capacity, adding, "I can assure you that George and I will be having a go ourselves".