King Felipe of Spain bonded with his older daughter Princess Leonor over a soccer game at the Estadio Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid Wednesday. The 10-year-old royal, who is heir to the Spanish throne, looked adorable in a long jacket. The Princess of Asturias seemed to have enjoyed her first ever soccer game and was full of questions for her dad.
The young royal whose father is the monarch of Spain enjoyed some father-daughter bonding time on Wednesday night, as they watched Atletico Madrid take on Bayern Munich. The inquisitive little princess leant onto her dad and chatted away, while also pointing to various players on the pitch. Her excitement reflected all over her face as she smiled.
Leonor was clearly enraptured by her first ever soccer game. She and her dad, who is known to be a great sport and soccer fan, were seated alongside Enrique Cerezo, president of Atlético Madrid, and Vicente del Bosque, manager of the Spanish national soccer team.
At the end of the night, the Leonor waved to photographers and told them she had enjoyed the match “very much.” It was reportedly the first time the little princess had visited the stadium with her dad, though most of the times they watched games at their home, with Queen Letizia and Leonor’s younger sister Princess Sofia giving them company. Leonor became the youngest heiress to a throne in Europe, when her grandfather King Juan Carlos abdicated in June 2014.
Till the time her dad Felipe took charge, the then eight-year-old was mostly kept out of the spotlight. The princess of late has been making more public appearances and was last seen attending an Easter mass with the rest of the royal family in Majorca. Both Leonor and her sister Sofia looked adorable and styled, and sported matching side plaits.