- Prince Harry performed for his good friend Nacho Figueras’ group at a polo recreation in Santa Barbara, California, Friday
- The Duke of Sussex seemed defeated after the match ended with the opposing group profitable by 12-8
- Meghan Markle was reportedly not in attendance on the occasion
Prince Harry was noticed enjoying polo in California Friday in his first public sighting after coming back from the U.Ok.
The Duke of Sussex performed for his good friend Nacho Figueras’ group at a polo recreation towards Dundee II on the Cancha de Estrella’s Polo Membership in Santa Barbara, Folks reported.
In a picture obtained by the outlet, Prince Harry, 37, wore a inexperienced shirt, white pants, knee pads and black using boots for the sport.
Prince Harry seemed defeated after the match, which was open to the general public, ended with the opposing group profitable by 12-8.
His spouse, Meghan Markle, was not in attendance on the occasion, in keeping with the outlet. However the Duchess of Sussex cheered her husband throughout a few of his polo video games final month.
Markle sported a striped shirt, black shorts, a white blazer and a solar hat when she watched and cheered from the sidelines as Prince Harry competed within the Harry East Memorial Event on the Santa Barbara Polo Membership on Might 2.
Prince Harry and Figueras’ group Los Padres, which implies the fathers/mother and father in Spanish, went on to win the match.
Later that month, Markle was additionally current when Prince Harry and the Los Padres group gained the Lisle Nixon Memorial trophy on the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Membership.
The previous “Fits” star introduced the trophy and gave every group member a kiss on the cheek earlier than congratulating Prince Harry with a kiss on the lips. She was seen wiping her pink lipstick off her husband’s face as they each laughed.
Prince Harry’s Friday sighting was the primary time he is been noticed since he and Markle returned from the U.Ok., the place they reunited with the royal household for Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee final week.
The couple, who introduced alongside their son Archie, 3, and daughter Lilibet, 1, stored a low profile whereas in his residence nation and attended simply two occasions over the four-day celebration.
The Sussexes watched the Trooping the Color parade on June 2 from the Main Normal’s Workplace because the Buckingham Palace balcony look was “restricted to Her Majesty and people members of the Royal Household who’re at present enterprise official public duties on behalf of the Queen,” in keeping with the palace. Additionally they attended the Nationwide Service of Thanksgiving in honor of the Queen at London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral the next day.
An unnamed supply advised People who Prince Harry and Markle had been “low-key” whereas within the U.Ok. as a result of they had been targeted solely on seeing Queen Elizabeth and are now not working royals.
Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams steered that the couple labored with the royal household to make sure that their return to the U.Ok. wouldn’t overshadow the Platinum Jubilee.
“They needed the minimal quantity of publicity. They needed the publicity and the main target to be on the Queen and on the experience of the assorted occasions and the somewhat extraordinary mixture of issues, from the parades to the massive lunches. That is what it was, and that was very, very well-handled,” he mentioned on Us Weekly’s “Royally Us” podcast.
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