Put her in coach! Queen Letizia received her very own personalized soccer jersey on Thursday, July 5. The Spanish U-17 women's national soccer team, who won the 2018 European title of their category in May, presented Her Majesty with the gift at Zarzuela Palace. The Queen’s jersey matched the team’s colors of red and gold and featured her named “Letizia” emblazoned on the back with the number “10.” Letizia proudly held up the jersey as she posed for photos with the team and coaching staff.
VIEW GALLERY Letizia received a soccer jersey from the women's team Photo: Paolo Blocco/WireImage
The mom-of-two looked characteristically stylish for the meeting. King Felipe’s wife, 45, sported a white cap-sleeve blouse, which she teamed with a pair of BOSS wide-leg pants side that have a side button detail. Letizia styled her hair down straight for the occasion and wore a bold red lip.
The women’s team won the 2018 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship, qualifying them for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, which will take place in Uruguay later this year. Letizia’s meeting came days after the men’s Spanish national team lost to Russia in the FIFA World Cup on Sunday, July 1.
VIEW GALLERY Her Majesty welcomed the players to Zarzuela Palace in Madrid Photo: © Casa de S.M. el Rey
HOLA! USA recently caught up with former Spanish national team member David Villa, who opened up about winning the 2010 title — after which the team celebrated with the Spanish royal family. Recalling his favorite memory from his days playing with Spain, the soccer star shared, “The 2010 World Cup in South Africa. That is the best memory for everyone. And each time I wear Spain’s jersey is for me a good memory because [it] is something I've dreamed of since I was a child."