The Prince and Princess of Wales sent fans into a frenzy with their new show during a surprise appearance on their podcast.
Prince William, 41, and Kate Middleton, 41, appeared together in the latest episode of Mike Tindall’s show, The Good, The Bad and The Rugby, which was released on Saturday.
During the discussion, the heir to the throne sent his wife a quick wink while the couple joked with each other.
The sweet exchange happened when Kate, 41, insisted she wasn’t as competitive as everyone assumed, prompting a cheeky reaction from her husband.
The flirtatious moment had viewers going crazy.
“Look at the Prince of Wales winking at his beautiful wife when she says she’s not *that* competitive,” one royal enthusiast gushed, posting the clip to his fans’ Instagram account @William_Catherine82.
“We all know you’re both very competitive, William.”
Another added: “She has a great sense of humour.”
“This episode was great, so funny,” a third agreed, while one also called the pair “so cute.”
Mike hosts the Rugby Podcast alongside former rugby player James Haskell and TV presenter Alex Payne.
The description for this episode reads: “The Rugby World Cup is currently underway, so Tins were able to hold a meeting with sponsors the WRU, RFU and SRU at Windsor Castle.”
“Hasek and Alex can’t believe their luck at being invited to tea with the Teens’ mother-in-law + the Prince and Princess of Wales.”
During the discussion at Windsor Castle, the topic of competitiveness came up, with Kate and William being asked about their competition and one presenter revealing that Mike compared them to Monica from the sitcom Friends, known for her insatiable desire to always be the best at everything.
“I’m not going to lie…but Mike made it clear that you’re both cool and very competitive, like Monica from Friends, and if you guys played table tennis, it would go on for hours and hours,” he said. , and be like, double or terminate.
“I’m really not competitive, I don’t know where that came from,” Kate replied.
She then joked that she and William had never been able to finish a tennis match, and laughed as she explained that “it became a mental challenge between us.”
Mike then asked if the couple’s three children, Prince George, 10, Princess Charlotte, eight, and Prince Louis, five, were showing signs of competitiveness.
“Just a little, I would suggest,” Princess Anne interjected.
“What’s interesting is that they’re all clear,” Kate revealed [have] Very different moods.
“As they grow and try different sports – obviously they are still young – it will be interesting to see how that grows and develops.”
Earlier in the podcast, William talked about how important sports are for kids, especially when it comes to learning about winning and losing.
Speaking of the skills he gained from “those early years of playing team sports”, he said: “Learning to lose, which is what I think we have to focus on more these days.”
I think people don’t know how to lose well. And speaking of our kids in particular, I want to make sure they understand that.
I think it’s really important from a young age that we understand how we lose, why we lose, and to grow from it and what we learn from that process.
“But also to win well, not to brag.” There are a lot of life lessons that help us throughout life, in friendship building, relationship building, and the workplace, that you gain from those early years of playing team sports.
He also spoke about enjoying his cousin Zara’s sporting success, revealing that the only time he cried was when he watched the 42-year-old win the European Championship in 2006.
William said: “I was on Exmoor while camping. We would all gather around the phone and watch it. She was there and she was bleeding away and the flag was going up. I was in pieces.
The Prince and Princess of Wales’ appearance on the podcast came ahead of their trip to France this weekend to watch the film Rugby World Cup.
Kate attended the group stage match between England and Argentina at Marseille Stadium as a Rugby Football Union patron on Saturday.
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