Prince William and Prince George bond at soccer game amid Kate Middleton’s cancer battle

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It’s a father-son night out.

Prince William and Prince George were spotted attending Aston Villa’s UEFA Europa Conference League match against Lille OSC at Birmingham’s Villa Park Thursday night as Kate Middleton undergoes chemotherapy for cancer, reports Page Six.

The pair seemed upbeat as they chatted while TNT Sport’s live coverage panned to them in the stands. They were also filmed enthusiastically clapping after Aston’s Ollie Watkins scored the night’s first goal.

William, 41, and George, 10, dressed formally for the night, seemingly wearing button-down shirts under sweaters. George also sported an Aston Villa scarf.

The Prince of Wales is a longtime soccer fan and even serves as the president of the English Football Association. He previously explained why he’s a loyal supporter of Aston, despite there being more popular football clubs.

“A long time ago at school, I got into football big time. All my friends were Chelsea or Manchester United fans, and I didn’t really want to follow the run-of-the-mill team,” he said, according to the Sun.

“I wanted to have a team that was more mid-table that could give me more emotional rollercoaster moments. Aston Villa has always had a great history.”

William and George’s attendance at Thursday evening’s game — which ended in a win for Aston Villa — came less than three weeks after Middleton announced her cancer diagnosis.

During her announcement video, she revealed she was in the “early stages” of “preventive chemotherapy” after undergoing abdominal surgery in January.

Middleton, 42, also noted that she was most concerned about navigating the new journey in life with her kids.

“It has taken me time to recover from major surgery in order to start my treatment. But, most importantly, it has taken us time to explain everything to George, Charlotte and Louis in a way that is appropriate for them and to reassure them that I am going to be OK,” she explained.

“As I have said to them, I am well and getting stronger every day by focusing on the things that will help me heal, in my mind, body and spirits.”

George is the eldest child of William and Kate. Their daughter, Charlotte, is 8, while their youngest son, Prince Louis, is 5.

The Princess of Wales’ announcement came just weeks after her father-in-law, King Charles, revealed his cancer diagnosis.

Both have taken a step back from their public duties as they focus on their health.

Kensington Palace, however, confirmed Middleton has been working behind the scenes on her Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood’s Shaping Us campaign from home in Windsor.

This article originally appeared in Page Six and was reproduced with permission