Former England star Paul Gascoigne kisses Prince William during his visit to Bournemouth Pret A Manger | UK News

Former England football star Paul Gascoigne kissed Prince William on the cheek during the royal’s visit to a Pret A Manger store.

The Prince of Wales visited the branch of Bournemouth downtown on Thursday to discuss the Pret Foundation’s projects to help homeless people get back to work.

Gascoigne, a former Newcastle, Tottenham and Rangers star, who lives nearby Dorset town of Poole, was part of the crowd at the event and was greeted by the prince.

As the pair shook hands, the 56-year-old former footballer – better known by his nickname ‘Gazza’ – leaned over to William and planted a kiss on his cheek.

The Prince of Wales during a visit to a Pret A Manger store in Bournemouth, Dorset, to meet national and local businesses pledging to support the Prince's Homewards project in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.  Picture date: Thursday September 7, 2023.
The Prince of Wales during his visit to Pret

Afterwards, he told The Sun: “I walked past Pret and someone said William was there.

“I’ve met him many times and I met him at Wembley, he loves his football, I climbed up a few chairs to talk to him and gave him a peck on the cheek.”

Prince William said: “It has been a very interesting morning. »

“We even ran into Gazza, he ran into (Pret).”

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Prince William was surprised by former England footballer Paul Gascoigne

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The Pret Foundation program aims to help 500 homeless people find jobs in Pret stores across the country.

Prince William has been involved in projects to tackle homelessness in the UK and in June last year he was spotted on the streets of London selling Big Issue magazines.

He arrived in the Dorset town by train, with a video posted to his official account on X, formerly known as Twitter, showing him arriving at the station.


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The message read: “In June we launched HomewardsUK, a five-year program to show that ending homelessness is possible.

“Today we are in Bournemouth, one of six Homewards locations, to see how they are doing and explore the role local businesses can play in supporting our mission.”

Prince William also visited Bournemouth AFC’s Vitality Stadium to hear about the Premier League football club’s work within the community to support those at risk of homelessness.

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