Prince William looks 'so much like Princess Diana' in brand new pics, royal fans point out

Princess Diana and Prince William

Prince William's resemblance to his late mother, Princess Diana, has been highlighted by royal fans, after he shared a touching new Instagram post.

Prince William (opens in new tab)'s resemblance to his late mother, Princess Diana, has been highlighted by royal fans, after he shared a touching new Instagram post.

The Duke of Cambridge, who is the President of the Football Association (opens in new tab), paid a visit to Dulwich Hamlet Football Club to discuss the future of the beloved game.

Speaking with players, fans and footie professionals, the future King, who famously supports Aston Villa, chatted about the importance of grassroots football.

A post on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Instagram was shared, featuring various photos from William's sporty royal engagement.

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"Today The Duke heard from players, clubs and fans on the vital role grassroots and lower league clubs like @DulwichHamletFC play in English football, and how they can best be supported," a caption beside the snaps reads.

"The Fan Led Review, an independent examination of the English football system launched earlier this year, forms a critical part of ensuring a financially sustainable football model.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and President of the Football Association gestures during his visit to Dulwich Hamlet FC at the Champion Hill Stadium in south London on September 23, 2021, where he met with players, club management, and football fans from a range of clubs to discuss the independent Fan Led Review of Football Governance. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor / POOL / AFP) (Photo by KIRSTY O'CONNOR/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

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"The Review provides an opportunity for fans to share their views on how to improve the governance, ownership and financial sustainability of clubs across all levels of football."

The comment section quickly flooded with royal fans applauding William for his touching initiative and connection to the sport.

Princess Diana smiling UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 03: PRINCESS OF WALES IN CARDIFF, WALES (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)

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Meanwhile, some couldn't help but point out William's likeness to his mother, Princess Diana, who died in a Paris car accident in 1997.

"He looks so much like Princess Diana on the 3rd picture," one wrote.

"So like his wonderful mother. Lovely to see," another penned.

Prince William and Princess Diana- WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 09: Prince William At Confirmation With Prince Charles And Princess Diana At Windsor Castle (Photo by Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)

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"That’s Diana’s smile 🥰," a third added, while one more agreed, "He tilts his head like she did..."

"His mum through and through an absolute delight💚💜🥰," another touching comment said.

"Beautiful man, inside and out! He has his mothers looks and heart," another royal supporter chipped in to add.

Caitlin is a Junior News Editor for Goodto.com, covering all things royal, celeb, lifestyle, food, and family. Having set her sights on becoming a magazine journalist when she was a child, Caitlin took on work experience stints at local papers and titles such as Cosmopolitan, Now, Reveal and Take a Break while studying for her Multimedia Journalism degree and has interviews with celebs, reality stars and the Archbishop of Canterbury under her belt (of course, she couldn't resist asking him about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry).