Prince Harry sent a polo ball to a giggle of media who took his charity game on Thursday – and it was a close call.
The dense hard ball flew into the shoulder height and missed a slight number of photographers and crashed into a fence that divides the press area from the VIP section, making a surprised security guard almost jump out of his skin.
The 33-year-old recognized photographer Tim Rooke shouted "Sorry Rookie. I tried to give you a good shot!"
Harry played on Sentebale St. The regis-captain of his friend Nacho Figueras, a polo star who previously participated in the 201
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His team soon made it 4-1 in the last chukka or period. But their rivals racked up three goals in a minute, tie up the score with just two minutes left.
The match ended 5-4, with Figueras pointing out the final goal of winning the Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup.
Figueras tells people that Harry's shot was an accident.
"It was not meaningful," he said. "He tried to defend the goal because of my mistake probably and he assumes to see if you were attentive."
Meghan Markle – presents her casual California girl style in a mid-length denim dress by Carolina Herrera – happy with Harry throughout the game. After the match, she handed the winning trophy to Figueras, then turned to Harry and kissed him on her lips.