The Queen Isabel II He had a long tenure at the helm of the British Crown during which Attended a large number of sporting events Among them is, without a doubt, the 1966 World Cup which the host England won, although this was not their favorite sport.
The first sporting event I attended Elizabeth II after her coronation in 1953 It was the FA Cup final The same year Blackpool defeated Bolton Wanderers. “Football is hard work, and footballers are too Prima Dunas. “It’s a great game,” he once said.
It was not known for certain what his favorite football club was, because he always tried to be neutral and hid his preference for some, but He is rumored to be a West Ham United fan. However, Spanish footballer Cesc Fabregas confirmed after Arsenal’s visit to Buckingham Palace that the Queen admitted to him that she is a fan of the “Arsenal” team.
Queen Elizabeth II During his reign he sponsored the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrewsfollowing the custom of monarchs who have ruled since King William IV in 1834, although he has not played golf.
also, He was a sponsor of Rugby Football Union and Welsh Rugby Union, the entities that regulate the sport in England and Wales. also Headed the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Clubwhich hosts Wimbledon annually (she only attended the tournament three times because she wasn’t too keen on tennis either).
Horses, the great passion of Queen Elizabeth II
Between football, cricket, rugby and tennis the most popular sports in the UK, Horse riding was the favorite of Queen Isabel II, Passion inherited from the family.
The British Queen has expressed her great love for horse racing several times since then She owned thoroughbred horses that she raised herself. In recent years, he’s had more or less than 30 horses of his own, averaging 40,000 euros per horse, and its maintenance costs the British Crown about 1,200,000 euros a year, according to El Confidencial.
In fact, his daughter, Princess Anne, won the European Championships of Championships, which were held in Burghley in 1971, on the horse Doublet. “The Queen has given birth to a horse and rider,” groomsman Terry Pendry told Vanity Fair.
In addition to horse riding, Queen Elizabeth II was very fond of betting on horse races, so he used to be on the lookout for national and international racing news and stats. He is said to have won several million pounds sterling in the past three decades betting on horses.
annually A Royal Ascot was held in his honor.It is a day of horse racing on which a dress code has been imposed requiring attendees to wear a hat. Ascot Racecourse in England was one of the most visited venues in Europe for this event.
In recent years, due to her age, Queen Elizabeth has stopped riding horses and has only done so on her young horse named Vern.