Prince William earned ‘street cred’ with Prince George recently

Okay, calm down Wills.

It’s safe to say that Prince William isn’t the coolest royal around (that moniker has frequently gone to his brother Prince Harry), but he’s won some points with somebody he really needed to impress. His own son, Prince George.

At the unveiling of the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre, a space dedicated to supporting injured servicemen and women, he gave a speech to commemorate the opening. Prince William, who also served in the RAF as a search and rescue pilot, was heavily involved in the project down to the nitty gritty of it – and it spoke volumes about his commitment to the project it was unveiled on his birthday.

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He told the crowd, ‘I have been the Patron of the DNRC for 4 years and I have enjoyed every single moment of it. Along the way I have demolished a building — George was at an age at the time that he loved seeing the digger in action, so it did my street cred as a father a world of good.’

Prince William is going to have to up the ante as Prince George gets older, as kids notoriously get harder and harder to impress. We wonder what else he’ll get up to in order to impress his son and to be honest, we’d watch an entire TV show centred around the royal pulling outrageous stunts to win his son’s favour.

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While Wills may have won over Prince George, he’s still going to have to win points with the rest of his brood: Princess Charlotte and little Prince Louis who is set to be christened on July 9. Looks like he’ll have to find another building to demolish, or something else equally as cool to a toddler.

The Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre is set to open later this year and treat service members with cutting edge technology, including hydrotherapy pods and 3D printed prosthetic limbs.. Prime Minister Theresa May and other ex-servicemen and women were also in attendance at the unveiling.

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