Prince Harry was told to "wipe his feet" by the five-year-old daughter of an Army veteran before entering their family home on Monday (04.09.17).

Prince Harry

Prince Harry

The 32-year-old royal bent down to shake Lilly-Anne Flores' hand when she kindly asked that he used their door matt before coming inside.

Harry was in Newton Heath in Manchester, North England to meet with Lily's father Simon Flores, who lost his foot after it was blown to pieces in the Iraq war in 2006.

Newton Heath is a Veterans' Village for former servicemen and women who have been left injured after serving their country.

Simon said he was hoping his children would "overwhelm" the prince because he was so nervous about meeting him, and they did just that.

According to Manchester Evening News, Simon said: "I was nervous to meet him, I was sweating all day. I wanted the children to overwhelm him and they did.

"He was made up with them and was having pictures with them. He loves kids, it was brilliant."

Simon had been planning on entering Harry's Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada this year, but had to pull out after sustaining a shoulder injury.

However, the flame-haired hunk - who set up the Paralympic-style multi-sport event in 2014 - encouraged him to continue training and he took on the advice.

The former retired servicemen said it was nice to meet Harry as they were able to relate on so many things because of the royal's 10-year career in the Armed Forces.

He said: "We had a chat about everything really.

"I was training for the Invictus Games but injured my shoulder and had to pull out of it.

"He told me to start training again and I actually start again tomorrow.

"It was an honour to meet him, not just because he's royalty, but because he's been there, experienced it and seen it.

"So he knows where we are coming from and can relate.

"He has seen his fair share of drama over there. I think a member of the Royal family who has seen that stuff, has the utmost respect from me. He's a brilliant guy."

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