Queen Photobombs Australian Hockey Player’s Selfie

Queen Elizabeth II smiled as she visited the Glasgow National Hockey Centre to watch the hockey during day one of 20th Commonwealth Games on July 24 in Glasgow, Scotland.
Queen Elizabeth II smiled as she visited the Glasgow National Hockey Centre to watch the hockey during day one of 20th Commonwealth Games on July 24 in Glasgow, Scotland. –Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images

Australian field hockey player Jayde Taylor took the selfie of a lifetime thanks to an inadvertent photobomb by Queen Elizabeth.

Taylor and her teammate snapped the photo before the opening match of the Commonweath Games at Scotland’s Glasgow National Hockey Centre on July 24.

The British monarch proved to be good luck for the Australian team. The Hockeyroos went on to beat team Malaysia 4-0.

Beside the royal photobomb, the match was a relatively somber affair as players wore black arm bands in honor of the 298 people who died in last week’s Malaysia Airlines tragedy. A moment of silence was observed prior to the start of the contest.

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