10 Prince William Photos That Prove He's Turning Into Prince Charles
Oh, to be young, royal—and Prince Charles' son! Prince William has long been following in his father's footsteps since first being introduced to the world at London's St. Mary's Hospital on June 21, 1982. From goofy photo-ops to delightfully awkward engagements, see how the Duke of Cambridge, 32, has taken after Queen Elizabeth's eldest child, 65, over the years in Us Weekly's list round-up!
Prince William, is that you? The second in line to the throne dressed in his red and blue ceremonial robes during Queen Elizabeth II's Trooping the Colour birthday parade in London on June 14, 2014.
Where's Prince Charles? Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall's husband looked identical to his eldest son during the Trooping the Colour parade on the same day.
2. Sheep-ing Around!
Prince William looked extremely interested in watching a sheep shearing demonstration during a visit to the Sydney Royal Easter Show in Sydney, Australia with wife Kate Middleton on April 18, 2014.
Oh, you scamp! Prince Charles pointed with enthusiasm at a sheepdog running along the back of sheeps while visiting the Leenavale Sheep Stud at Sorell on Nov. 8, 2012.
3. Turn It Up!
What a couple of musical lads! Prince George's dad took over the DJ booth with Kate by his side at youth community centre The Northern Sound System in a suburb of Adelaide during the couple's three-week New Zealand and Australia tour on April 23, 2014.
Take the turntable, pops! Prince Charles (with headphones on!) played music while he participated in an employment skills workshop at Yonge Street Mission in Toronto during his Diamond Jubilee Tour of Canada on May 22, 2012.
4. Ready, Set, Action
Prince William went behind-the-scenes as he was taught how to operate a video camera at Bradford Foyer in Bradford, England on June 6, 2014.
Goofing around! All eyes were on Prince Charles as he giggled with a camera in hand during a visit to the Sony UK Technology Centre in Bridgend, Wales the following month on July 1, 2014.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge received a traditional Maori welcome at the start of their first royal tour in Wellington, New Zealand on April 7, 2014. Prince William was then given a Maori challenge called a were, in which the men advanced toward him while performing battle cries and gestures.
Prince Charles received the same welcoming at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand nine years earlier on March 7, 2005.
6. Football Fans
Prince Harry's older brother kept his feet moving on the field while Buckingham Palace hosted its first football match to celebrate 150 years of the football association in London on Oct. 7, 2013.
Giddy, giddy! Prince Charles met with representatives of Burnley Football Club in Lancashire, England on Feb. 5, 2010.
7. It's Off to Work They Go!
Prince William kept safe with a blue helmet as he hammered logs during his Raleigh International Expedition in Southern Chile on Dev. 7, 2000.
Timber! Prince Charles raised a massive wood mallet over his head while visiting a woodwork department at Holland College in Charlottetown, Canada on May 20, 2014.
8. Encounters With Critters
Prince William worked with birds during his visit to the Anglesey agricultural show in Bangor, Wales on Aug. 14, 2014.
Eek, not a good time! Much like his son, Prince Charles looked cautiously on as he was shown a lobster at his annual visit to Devon and Cornwall in Looe, England on July 14, 2014.
9. Pop Star-Struck!
They know how to party with the best! Kate's husband danced and sang "Livin' On A Prayer" with Taylor Swift and Jon Bon Jovi during the Winter Whites Gala In Aid of Centrepoint at Kensington Palace on Nov. 26, 2013.
Spice up your life, chap! Prince Charles kept his composure as the Spice Girls surrounded him at the Manchester Opera House for a royal gala performance in Manchester on May 9, 1997.
10. All Aboard!
Prince William mirrored his father as he sat in the cockpit of an old Sopworth Pup single seat while on tour with Kate and Prince George in Blenheim, New Zealand on April 10, 2014.
The Prince of Wales sat in a Red Arrows Hawk Jet cockpit during the Royal International Air Tattoo in Fairford, England on July 11, 2014.