Is That Prince Harry Playing Against the US Soccer Team?

PHOTO: Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 22, 2014. | Prince Harry in London, Oct. 17, 2013.Julian Finney/Getty Images | Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images
Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium at 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H match between Belgium and Russia at Maracana on June 22, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. | Prince Harry, in his role as Patron of the Rugby Football Union All Schools Programme at a rugby coaching session at Twickenham Stadium on Oct. 17, 2013 in London.

Many soccer fans watching the U.S. national team playing the World Cup match against Belgium today at the Arena Fonte Nova might be doing double takes because it looks like Prince Harry is on the field.

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Well, from a distance.

He's also the same player who scored for Belgium in the 93rd minute, giving it the lead in extra time in Salvador, and helped set up the other extra time goal. Both plays proved crucial as Belgium defeated the USA, 2-1.

But it wasn't Prince Harry. It wasn't Matt Hicks from Fox’s "I Wanna Marry Harry," either. He was Belgian soccer player Kevin De Bruyne. The midfielder just turned 23 this past Saturday -- and the Twitterverse lit up when fans recognized the resemblance between British royalty and soccer royalty.

Here’s De Bruyne at practice:

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