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Prince William has a ball in Hanoi

Published 17/11/2016

Duke of Cambridge playing football during a visit to Hong Ha primary school in Hanoi. Pic: Kensington Palace/PA Wire
Duke of Cambridge playing football during a visit to Hong Ha primary school in Hanoi. Pic: Kensington Palace/PA Wire
Britain's Prince William (R), Duke of Cambridge, inspects traditional medicine at a shop in the old quarters of Hanoi on November 16, 2016 in Hanoi. Britain's Prince William is in Vietnam to attend an international conference on wildlife trafficking. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / HOANG DINH NAMHOANG DINH NAM/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince William (C), Duke of Cambridge poses with pupils and teachers at the end of his visit at a local primary school in the old quarters of Hanoi on November 16, 2016. Britain's Prince William is in Vietnam to attend an international conference on wildlife trafficking. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / HOANG DINH NAMHOANG DINH NAM/AFP/Getty Images
Handout photo released by Kensington Palace of the Duke of Cambridge playing football during a visit to Hong Ha primary school in Hanoi, Vietnam to discuss rhino conservation. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday November 16, 2016. William will spend his time in the country highlighting the damaging effects the illegal trade in wildlife has on some of the world's best-loved animals like the rhino and elephant. See PA story ROYAL William. Photo credit should read: Kensington Palace/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Handout photo released by Kensington Palace of the Duke of Cambridge speaking to pupils during a visit to Hong Ha primary school in Hanoi, Vietnam to discuss rhino conservation. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday November 16, 2016. William will spend his time in the country highlighting the damaging effects the illegal trade in wildlife has on some of the world's best-loved animals like the rhino and elephant. See PA story ROYAL William. Photo credit should read: Kensington Palace/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Handout photo released by Kensington Palace of the Duke of Cambridge during a tour of the old quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam, visiting medicine shops and a cafe as part of his efforts to encourage the work of Vietnamese people to stop the use of things like rhino horn in traditional medicine. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday November 16, 2016. William will spend his time in the country highlighting the damaging effects the illegal trade in wildlife has on some of the world's best-loved animals like the rhino and elephant. See PA story ROYAL William. Photo credit should read: Kensington Palace/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Handout photo released by Kensington Palace of the Duke of Cambridge playing football during a visit to Hong Ha primary school in Hanoi, Vietnam to discuss rhino conservation. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday November 16, 2016. William will spend his time in the country highlighting the damaging effects the illegal trade in wildlife has on some of the world's best-loved animals like the rhino and elephant. See PA story ROYAL William. Photo credit should read: Kensington Palace/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Handout photo released by Kensington Palace of the Duke of Cambridge during a visit to Hong Ha primary school in Hanoi, Vietnam to discuss rhino conservation. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday November 16, 2016. William will spend his time in the country highlighting the damaging effects the illegal trade in wildlife has on some of the world's best-loved animals like the rhino and elephant. See PA story ROYAL William. Photo credit should read: Kensington Palace/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Handout photo released by Kensington Palace of the Duke of Cambridge during a visit to Hong Ha primary school in Hanoi, Vietnam to discuss rhino conservation. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday November 16, 2016. William will spend his time in the country highlighting the damaging effects the illegal trade in wildlife has on some of the world's best-loved animals like the rhino and elephant. See PA story ROYAL William. Photo credit should read: Kensington Palace/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Handout photo released by Kensington Palace of the Duke of Cambridge during a tour of the old quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam, visiting medicine shops and a cafe as part of his efforts to encourage the work of Vietnamese people to stop the use of things like rhino horn in traditional medicine. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday November 16, 2016. William will spend his time in the country highlighting the damaging effects the illegal trade in wildlife has on some of the world's best-loved animals like the rhino and elephant. See PA story ROYAL William. Photo credit should read: Kensington Palace/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Handout photo released by Kensington Palace of the Duke of Cambridge receiving a bouquet during a visit to Hong Ha primary school in Hanoi, Vietnam to discuss rhino conservation. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday November 16, 2016. William will spend his time in the country highlighting the damaging effects the illegal trade in wildlife has on some of the world's best-loved animals like the rhino and elephant. See PA story ROYAL William. Photo credit should read: Kensington Palace/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Handout photo released by Kensington Palace of the Duke of Cambridge during a tour of the old quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam, visiting medicine shops and a cafe as part of his efforts to encourage the work of Vietnamese people to stop the use of things like rhino horn in traditional medicine. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday November 16, 2016. William will spend his time in the country highlighting the damaging effects the illegal trade in wildlife has on some of the world's best-loved animals like the rhino and elephant. See PA story ROYAL William. Photo credit should read: Kensington Palace/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Handout photo released by Kensington Palace of the Duke of Cambridge during his visit to Hanoi, Vietnam, during which he will highlight the damaging effects the illegal trade in wildlife has on some of the world's best-loved animals like the rhino and elephant. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday November 16, 2016. See PA story ROYAL William. Photo credit should read: Kensington Palace/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
HANOI, HANOI - NOVEMBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge poses with artists who were part of a UK/Vietnam artistic collaboration at an evening reception at the Metropole Hotel during a two day visit to Vietnam on November16, 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Duke is in Vietnam primarily to attend the third International Conference on the Illeegal Wildlife Trade. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HANOI, HANOI - NOVEMBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge chats with guests during an evening reception at the Metropole Hotel during a two day visit to Vietnam on November16, 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Duke is in Vietnam primarily to attend the third International Conference on the Illeegal Wildlife Trade. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HANOI, HANOI - NOVEMBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge poses with artists who were part of a UK/Vietnam artistic collaboration at an evening reception at the Metropole Hotel during a two day visit to Vietnam on November16, 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Duke is in Vietnam primarily to attend the third International Conference on the Illeegal Wildlife Trade. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, plays soccer with pupils during his visit to a local primary school in downtown Hanoi, Vietnam, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Prince William is in Vietnam to attend an international conference on wildlife trafficking. (Hoang Dinh Nam/Pool Photo via AP)
Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, plays soccer with pupils during his visit to a local primary school in downtown Hanoi, Vietnam, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Prince William is in Vietnam to attend an international conference on wildlife trafficking. (Hoang Dinh Nam/Pool Photo via AP)
Scottish red deer, shakes of water as it grazes in Glen Etive following the end of the rutting season on Novemebr 16, 2016 in Glen Etive,Scotland. The rutting season sees the large dominant red deer stags compete against each other for mating rights and can be heard roaring and bellowing in an attempt to attract the hinds. The rut draws to a close in early November when the stags spend the winter feeding to regain strength for the following season.(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
HANOI, HANOI - NOVEMBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visits Ngoc Son Temple during a two day visit to Vietnam on November 16, 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Duke is in Vietnam primarily to attend the third International Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HANOI, HANOI - NOVEMBER 16: Locals photograph Prince William, Duke of Cambridge as he visits Aha cafe during a two day visit to Vietnam on November 16, 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Duke is in Vietnam primarily to attend the third International Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HANOI, HANOI - NOVEMBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visits Ngoc Son Temple during a two day visit to Vietnam on November 16, 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Duke is in Vietnam primarily to attend the third International Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HANOI, HANOI - NOVEMBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visits Ngoc Son Temple during a two day visit to Vietnam on November 16, 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Duke is in Vietnam primarily to attend the third International Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HANOI, HANOI - NOVEMBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visits Hong Ha Primary School during a two day visit to Vietnam on November 16, 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Duke is in Vietnam primarily to attend the third International Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HANOI, HANOI - NOVEMBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visits Hong Ha Primary School during a two day visit to Vietnam on November 16, 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Duke is in Vietnam primarily to attend the third International Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HANOI, HANOI - NOVEMBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visits Hong Ha Primary School during a two day visit to Vietnam on November 16, 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Duke is in Vietnam primarily to attend the third International Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HANOI, HANOI - NOVEMBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visits Hong Ha Primary School during a two day visit to Vietnam on November 16, 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Duke is in Vietnam primarily to attend the third International Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
HANOI, HANOI - NOVEMBER 16: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visits Ngoc Son Temple during a two day visit to Vietnam on November 16, 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Duke is in Vietnam primarily to attend the third International Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

The Duke of Cambridge has visited a Vietnamese primary school to learn how children are being encouraged to protect endangered rhinos.

William is on a two-day official visit to the Asian country to highlight the damaging effects the illegal trade in wildlife has on some of the world's best-loved animals like the rhino and elephant. The Duke later joined some of the pupils for a game of football.

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