Prince George is competitive with Princess Charlotte over soccer

Prince George and Princess Charlotte have competitive rivalry like any other siblings

The Duke of Cambridge is promoting gender equality with his children

Prince William is teaching his children that girls can do anything that boys can do. The Duke of Cambridge opened up about how he defended his daughter Princess Charlotte after Prince George remarked that he was a better soccer player than her. According to HOLA! USA's sister brand HELLO!, Kate Middleton’s husband made the revelation on Tuesday, November 26, while speaking with Diana Award recipient Olivia Hancock, 14, at a tea hosted at Kensington Palace.

Prince George is competitive with Princess Charlotte over soccer©WireImage
Prince William told his son Prince George that Princess Charlotte could be just as good as him at soccer

"So when I was chatting with Prince William he said to me, when he plays football with George and Charlotte, when Charlotte's in goal George says to her that 'Charlotte I'm better than you,’” Olivia, who was recognized for promoting equality among the sexes in soccer, shared. William told his firstborn: "'George, Charlotte could be as good as you.’” Olivia added, "It's great to hear that Prince William is saying that to George."

Prince William is teaching his and Kate Middleton's children about gender equality©GettyImages
The Duke of Cambridge is promoting gender equality with his and Kate Middleton's children

The Duke, who is also a father to Prince Louis, also spoke about his children during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, revealing that they “swim quite well.” Eileen Fenton, who received an MBE for voluntary services to swimming, told the Associated Press, "He said that he and his wife make sure the children can swim and they all go and they swim quite well. I can remember seeing when the Queen was young and her sister Princess Margaret - we used to see them swimming in pictures. He said the whole family have done it."