See Duchess Meghan’s priceless reaction after receiving a personalised gift for baby Archie

The Duchess made an unannounced appearance at the weekend to attend the first New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox game in London.
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Since the birth of baby Archie, Duchess Meghan’s public appearances have understandably been few and far between, but at the weekend she made a surprise unannounced appearance at Olympic Park in London to watch the first match of the Major League Baseball (MBL) London Series.

Attending the game with Prince Harry, the couple were there in support of the Invictus Games Foundation, of which Harry is founding patron, who have been selected as a charity partner for the MBL 2019 series.

Just seven weeks since giving birth to Archie, Meghan looked radiant in a black Stella McCartney dress, paired with a matching belt and black suede Aquazzura ballet flats, while Prince Harry sported an Invictus Games polo with dark trousers.

Ahead of the game the royal couple met with the two teams – The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox – and it was during their meeting that the couple were gifted a two very adorable gifts.

While the Boston Red Sox team gifted the couple a cute Red Sox onesie for little Archie, it was the Yankee’s personalised gift that really surprised Meghan – who gasped when she saw it.

“We want to congratulate you on the birth of your child and also present you with what we thought was a pretty cool gift,” Yankees’ manager Aaron Boone can be heard saying as he hands the couple the gift.

“It’s for Archie.”

The gift was an adorable miniature Yankees jersey, stitched with Archie’s name on it, accompanied by the number 19.

“This is incredible. Thank you,” Meghan grins.

Watch Duchess Meghan’s priceless reaction, above.

Meghan was clearly surprised at the adorable gift for Archie. (Image: Getty)

The couple also met with Invictus Games athletes and chatted with Bianca Rainbow-Jones who was there to support her husband, Nathan Jones, an Air Force service member, with their nine-month-old daughter.

Talking to People, Rainbow-Jones shared that she had talked babies with the couple, who revealed that despite their smiles, they hadn’t gotten much sleep the night before, courtesy of baby Archie.

“They said, ‘We’ve just left [the screaming] – we had that about an hour before we came here’,” Rainbow-Jones said.

“Harry said they had a sleepless night.”

The couple also watched on as a few Invictus Games competitors threw the ceremonial first pitch and according to People, Meghan was overhead telling them, “I’m so glad they didn’t ask me to do it!”

Despite the lack of sleep, courtesy of baby Archie, the couple were all smiles for the event. (Image: Getty)

The event also coincided with Armed Forces Day, a day to celebrate the men and women who make up the military community: from those that are serving, to families, veterans, reservists, cadets and charities.

The couple commemorated the day with a touching post on Instagram which thanked those serving in the Armed Forces, both in the UK and abroad, be it in uniform of family.

“We want to thank you for the work you do every day in representing and protecting our country. Once served, always serving,” the post reads.

“After ten years of military service, this day is especially important to The Duke as seen in his establishment of The Invictus Games as well as The Endeavour Fund. The Duchess has also been dedicated to the Armed Forces community, having visited troops around the world on a tour with The Chairman of The US Joint Chiefs of Staff before meeting The Duke of Sussex.”

The post goes on to explain Harry’s passion around mental health, revealing that he has been working with the Ministry of Defence to help improve training across the Defence community, focusing on prevention, which also focuses on ‘mental fitness’.

The couple’s appearance at the MLB’s London Series follows the exciting announcement that they, along with baby Archie, will be embarking on a royal tour in the British autumn (New Zealand spring).

The couple will be visiting South Africa, with Prince Harry also making quick visits to Malawi, Angola and Botswana.

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