PRINCE Harry, still sporting his budding beard, has opened the Rugby World Cup in England and taken a turn at acting.
The much-loved royal rascal plays a gardner in a video tribute to the founder of the game, William Webb Ellis, who picked up a soccer ball and ran with it in 1823.
“Don’t worry Johnny, that’ll never take off,” says Harry’s character as they watch Ellis run away, ball tucked under his arm.
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The opening game of the World Cup was won by hosts England at Twickenham Stadium this morning. They beat Fiji 35-11.
Australia plays Fiji on Thursday morning (EST).