Emmerdale star Lisa Riley compared Kate Middleton to Princess Diana after the European Championship final last night.
The 44-year-old actress, who plays Mandy Dingle on ITV Soap, used social media to rave about the Duchess of Cambridge.
In the Post, Lisa praised Kate as she and her son George celebrated England’s goal.
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Lisa posted a photo of the moment Kate and George hugged each other lovingly.
The Duchess beamed in an instant as she wrapped her arms around the eight-year-old.
The moment followed shortly after Luke Shaw’s goal against Italy in the first few minutes.
How Princess Diana would have reacted
Lisa has given the heartwarming photo a title: “I just love this photo so much, mom and son are celebrating, you really get a sense of honesty, feeling and truth about this photo.
“Nothing forced, wrong, or achieved for personal gain… how Princess Diana would have reacted. I love it for that. “
She added, “You are just royalty, but what you read the most is LOVE, and you are not afraid or afraid to express it.”
Meanwhile, Lisa’s followers seemed to agree.
Regarding the comments, one said, “Love them and love that they are our future monarchy. Beautiful loving family. “
A second pointed out, “The hug is like the hug William and Harry got from Princess Diana when they boarded the royal yacht.”
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A third wrote: “How he hugs her neck !! Connected.”
Another said, “It made me smile, especially at such a big event.”
A fifth raved: “Princess Diana would have been proud.”
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Despite the heartwarming moment, Kate and George were gutted after England lost the victory.
The couple, who were also joined by Prince William, looked visibly upset towards the end of the game.
After the game, William wrote: “England, you have all come this far, but this time it was unfortunately not our day. You can all hold your head up and be so proud of yourself – I know there’s more to come. W. “
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Meanwhile, Lisa also shared her own touching message with squad and manager Gareth Southgate.
The actress wrote on Instagram: “To every single English player … and especially @GarethSouthgate, KEEP YOUR HEADS UP SO VERY, VERY, !!
“You brought the nation together when we REALLY needed you the most! You are an honor for our country. “
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