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Surprise Trip! Prince William & Duchess Catherine Visit Northern Ireland

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
February 28, 2019 - 10:30 / Clemens Fanger

The Northern Irish are certainly very happy about this spontaneous visit! Prince William and Duchess Kate surprised their fans with a two-day visit to Northern Ireland. The trip was actually not on William and Catherine's official agenda.

In a surprise move, Prince William (36) and Duchess Catherine (37) flew to Northern Ireland on Wednesday a. The two of them are on a two-day trip and on Wednesday they visited a football stadium in Belfast. There they learned more about the history and upcoming projects of the Irish Football Association. At the football match with the children, the royals showed what football talents they have to offer.

The Duchess showed off her skill on the pitch with the kids (© Getty Images)

Duchess Kate wears Carolina Herrera in Northern Ireland

Prince William and Duchess Kate are passionate football fans. During their visit to Belfast, the two were able not only to talk to some Northern Irish football legends, but also to meet some football-loving children.

Duchess Kate wore a red coat by Carolina Herrera and boots by LK Bennett at the reception in Belfast. For the training session, however, the Duchess changed her wardrobe and showed herself sporty with a quilted jacket and sneakers.

The Duchess delighted even the youngest of fans on her visit to Belfast (© Getty Images)

The Royal Couple went on to County Fermanagh

After their visit to Belfast, Prince William and Duchess Kate, according to Kensington Palace, continued on to County Fermanagh, where they visited the Roscor Youth Village Organisation, a leisure centre for children and young people.