A glamorous Meghan Markle has joined Prince Harry in celebrating this year’s Invictus Games at the closing ceremony in Dusseldorf.
The Duchess of Sussex, 42, was dazzling in a $1636 green Raylene dress from Cult Gaia, which featured laser-cut floral patterns, along with a pair of $1011 Aquazurra heels.
Meghan accessorised with $1145 Kimai diamond earrings, a $9600 Cartier bracelet and a $96,300 emerald cut diamond ring by Lorraine Schwartz.
She was pictured applauding and smiling throughout the event, at which an emotional Harry, 39, addressed the crowd in a heartfelt five-minute speech.
He began by thanking everyone for coming, and then spoke of how they had inspired millions.
“We’ve all witnessed the true impact sport has had on your recovery. But you will never truly know the impact your actions this week have had on millions of people around the world,” he said.
“You have opened people’s hearts, through your vulnerability, through your resilience and your sheer abilities. You have shown us that joy can emerge from struggle.”
At times, Harry appeared to become emotional as he wrapped up the event.
Afterwards, Meghan was seen kissing his shoulder affectionately as he sat back down in the audience.
The couple left the arena prior to performer Rita Ora’s final song in a bid to avoid the mass crowd exit.
Last month, Meghan was flagged to host a closing ceremony segment alongside German TV presenter Hadnet Tesfai – but according to German press, her name was mysteriously deleted from the official Invictus Games website in the days before it began, leaving only Tesfai’s.
The Daily Mail reported that the official guide had initially suggested Meghan would “take to the stage” for the event to host a segment about the competitors.
No reason was given – and, as expected, Meghan remained in