Two Australian Hockeyroos have grabbed worldwide attention after the Queen photobombed a selfie at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The Queen attended the Glasgow Hockey Stadium after the Hockeyroos had recorded a first-up 4-0 win over Malaysia.
A number of the Hockeyroos whipped out their phones in an attempt to get a selfie as the Queen walked past in the background and Jayde Taylor and Brooke Peris struck it lucky when the Queens appeared to stop and smile in the background as they snapped the photo.
Taylor told News Corp Australia that the photo was not a complete accident.
“Brooke [Peris] and I planned it so that when she came out the door she would be behind us. And then she came out and smiled at the camera. We were in the right spot at the right time,” Taylor said.
“She asked us a bit about the pitch, how we were going and told us to enjoy our time here.”
“She was lovely. Really, really lovely.”
Other Australians also met the Queen overnight, with 100m hurdles gold medallist Sally Pearson and rugby sevens captain Ed Jenkins dining with the royal couple as part of a delegation of Commonwealth athletes.
Pearson told media that she and the Queen spoke about the weather.
– with ABC