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Prince Albert cheers on Blackburn in Newcastle stalemate

Prince Albert of Monaco admits he loves Blackburn Rovers!

Rovers fans were stunned to see the prince in the directors box donning a blue and white scarf during their side's drab 0-0 draw with Newcastle United.

When asked if he was a Rovers fan pre match, the prince replied: "I am now. And for the next few hours".

Even following a disappointing 90 minutes, the 52-year-old ruler of Monaco, told the Lancashire Telegraph: "I'm sorry it wasn't a better result. A bit of a scrappy game and a few bad calls but an enjoyable day all the same."

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