Harry to watch England in Brazil

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Prince Harry meets patients in the Rede Sarah Hospital for Nerological Rehabilitation injuries during his visit to the hospital in Brasilia Prince Harry meets patients in the Rede Sarah Hospital for Nerological Rehabilitation injuries during his visit to the hospital in Brasilia

Prince Harry will be a spectator as England's World Cup campaign in Brazil comes to an end today when the team takes to the pitch for the last time.

Harry, who is touring Brazil and Chile over seven days, will be in the stands to see Roy Hodgson's team play Costa Rica.

England have already been knocked out of the World Cup after losing their first two group stage matches and will now be playing for pride when they take on the Central American team in the city of Belo Horizonte.

Harry's South American tour began yesterday when he visited a rehabilitation hospital in the capital Brasilia, and joined one of the patients for a canoeing therapy session on a lake before watching World Cup hosts Brazil beat Cameroon.

Later today he will visit Minas Tenis Clube and tour the facilities of the sports club which will be one of the venues for Team GB and Paralympics GB's training camp ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics.

During his tour Harry will visit an outdoor swimming pool where he will meet Brazilian Olympic gold medallist swimmer Cesar Cielo, and start a race between young swimmers from the local area and present medals to the winners.

In a sports arena he will watch basketball, judo and touch rugby demonstrations by local children and will be joined by visually impaired judo player Ben Quilter who won a Paralympic bronze for Britain at London 2012 and Luciano Ribeiro Correa, a leading member of Brazil's national judo team.

The final part of the engagement will be a business brunch, which will be attended by FA chairman Greg Dyke and Sir Trevor Brooking, who will be retiring from his role as the FA's director of football development after the World Cup.

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