Watch Prince William and Michael Phelps Bond Over Fatherhood


When two young dads meet, what do they talk about? Their kids, of course — even when the two dads in question are Prince William and gold medal Olympian Michael Phelps.

After Phelps cemented his title as history’s greatest Olympian this year, collecting five more gold medals (for a grand total of 23!) in Rio, he was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year event in Birmingham, England.

Presenting the honor was none other than Prince William and fellow swimmer Ian Thorpe. On stage, the royal lauded Phelps’s accomplishments in the pool.



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