Royal Ties of Maro Itoje: Inside the model shoot The rugby star did with Lady Amelia Windsor | Rugby | sport
Maro Itoje, 25, was named man of the match after England’s spectacular semi-final against the New Zealand All Blacks last weekend. But there is much more to the 6-foot-5 rugby star than his spectacular athletic talent. One year before the Rugby World Cup , Maro made the front page of Tatler magazine with Amelia Windsor, member of the royal family and model.
âSuper Maro,â as his teammates call him, was raised in North London by Nigerian parents and attended Harrow Public School on a scholarship.
He is far from the macho attitudes usually associated with rugby players and describes himself as a “liberal feminist”.
Maro writes poetry in his spare time and has also tried his hand at modeling.
Maro starred alongside Amelia Windsor, 24, on a luxury sports-themed Tatler set for their October 2018 issue.
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He added, âBut I like to do other things too.
I love clothes and fashion and the chance to meet people from different walks of life. ‘
Maro, who counts Barack Obama among his biggest influences, spoke of tolerance in Britain.
He said: âJust because Britain was a tolerant country in the past doesn’t mean it will be in the future.
” It does not work like that.
“It’s something we have to pay attention to, and when you see things wrong – injustices and so on – you have to talk about it or people will think it’s okay.”
“They get away with it and the ball starts to roll away from you.”
He said he believes sports stars should talk about the things they are passionate about.
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Who is Amelia Windsor and what is her connection to the Queen?
In addition to being a model and social media star, Lady Sophia Theodora, Mary Margaret Windsor is a member of the British Royal Family.
The 24-year-old is the 39th to the throne and is the granddaughter of the Duke and Duchess of Kent.
Amelia’s grandfather, Prince Edward, the Duke of Kent is the first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.