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Prince Harry's trick to beating a heatwave? ‘Budgie smugglers’, he says

Harry revealed the cheeky insight in a congratulatory letter to Australian Paralympian Dylan Alcott.

The Duke of Sussex has once again shown his cheeky sense of humour in a congratulatory letter he penned to one of his Invictus Games supports, Aussie wheelchair tennis and basketball Paralympian Dylan Alcott.
Proudly sharing a photo of the letter to Twitter, it can be seen written on a piece of paper bearing Meghan and Harry's monogram.
Dated July 31st, it begins: "Dear Dylan," written in Prince Harry's handwriting.
"I wanted to pass on my congratulations for your recent win at Wimbledon and your most popular talent award!
"Thank you for the special contribution that you made to sharing the stories of wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women on the Invictus Games Today show.
"Your achievements are extraordinary, and the impact you have had in raising awareness and changing perceptions of disability is really inspiring."
Adding: "I wish you the very best of luck for the future, on-air and on-court!"
Signing it, "All the best, Harry".
However it's the cheeky post script that has us, and everyone on Twitter, chuckling: "PS – I'm wondering if you wore your Invictus Games budgie smugglers on the big night to accept it?
"Mine have come in handy in this recent UK heatwave," Harry quipped.
It's not every day you receive a letter from royalty, and Dylan was understandably chuffed writing on Twitter: "Pen pals with the Duke of Sussex himself – Prince Harry.. What an absolute legend.
"Also very impressed he watches the @TVWEEKmag logies," he added, in reference to Harry congratulating him for winning the most popular talent award at the 2019 Logie Awards in June.
Dylan Alcott lifts the winners trophy after winning the Men's Quad Wheelchair Singles final at the Wimbledon 2019 Championships. (Image: Getty)
Dylan's followers were quick to express their delight at the letter particularly, of course, the 'P.S'.
"This is why he's the favourite," one follower tweeted.
While former tennis player Todd Woodbridge tweeted: "Very cool, and Harry is on the money, keep up the good work, you're [sic] inspiration and drive is infectious. "
This isn't the first time Dylan's interacted with Prince Harry. In fact last year he met Harry during his and Meghan's royal tour, where he gifted Prince Harry, none other than the aforementioned budgie smugglers!
Following their meeting, Dylan posted a photo to his Instagram which showed Prince Harry sporting the bright yellow, green and black pair.
"When you gift the Duke of Sussex a pair of budgie smugglers and the great man puts them on!," Dylan wrote.
"Can't thank @kensingtonroyal enough for the opportunity, the Duke was super giving, it was one of my most favourite conversations I've ever had."

Prince Harry is the owner plenty of Invictus Games apparel, often seen sporting the Invictus logo during Invictus events.
Even Archie has followed in father's footsteps already, after Harry was gifted an adorable baby onesie for Archie during a visit to The Netherlands in May.
Here's hoping we get a cute father and son twinning moment sometime in the near future!
Prince Harry rocks an Invictus Games shirt, while he holds up an adorable Invictus onesie for Archie. (Image: Getty)
Perhaps the perfect opportunity could come when the family-of-three travel to South Africa in the British autumn to embark on their first royal tour as a family.
While the three will be based in South Africa, Prince Harry is set to also pay visits to the neighbouring countries of Angola, Botswana and Malawi.