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Prince Harry Makes a Surprise Appearance at 2024 NFL Honors

Prince Harry made a surprise appearance at the 2024 NFL Honors on Thursday in Las Vegas. The Duke of Sussex presented the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award to Pittsburgh Steelers star Cameron Heyward.

Harry sported a navy suit and matching silk tie for the occasion, adding on a crisp white button-up top.

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“All you guys do on and off the field is truly remarkable,” the prince said in a brief speech. “You are role models for millions in the way you carry yourselves and the way you give back. This final award — the highest honor — is all about serving your community. And there’s one special man we’d like to pay tribute to now. A player who goes above and beyond and whose extraordinary commitment to helping others is a reflection of his own story.”

LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 8: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex presents the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award at the 13th Annual NFL Honors on February 8, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Perry Knotts/Getty Images)

Harry recently returned from a trip across the pond, where he visited his father, King Charles III. Britain’s reigning monarch was recently diagnosed with cancer, a statement from Buckingham Palace last week revealed.

Last month, Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, attended the premiere of “Bob Marley: One Love” in Jamaica. He sported the same color scheme of navy and white, while the Duchess of Sussex opted for a black bodysuit and a taffeta Carolina Herrera maxiskirt.

LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 8: Cameron Heyward of the Pittsburgh Steelers, winner of the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Keegan-Michael Key at the 13th Annual NFL Honors on February 8, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Perry Knotts/Getty Images)
Cameron Heyward of the Pittsburgh Steelers, winner of the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, Prince Harry and Keegan-Michael Key at NFL Honors on Feb. 8 in Las Vegas.

The Sussexes have also gotten into the film business, signing a $100 million deal with Netflix in 2020. After releasing their autobiographical docuseries series “Harry & Meghan,” they debuted “Heart of Invictus,” another docuseries following competitors at the annual Invictus Games, a sporting event that Prince Harry founded for wounded and injured servicemen and women in 2014. The couple’s deal with the streamer extends through 2025.

Stars including Janelle Monáe, Issa Rae and Gayle King were in attendance at the NFL Honors. The annual ceremony celebrates the best football players and performances of the year. Held ahead of the Super Bowl, the NFL Honors take place in the game’s host city.

The Kansas City Chiefs will face off against the San Francisco 49ers at the 57th annual Super Bowl on Sunday. Usher will headline this year’s halftime show. Country star Reba McEntire has been tapped to sing the national anthem, while Post Malone will perform “America the Beautiful.”

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Janelle Monáe attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Janelle Monáe attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) CJ Stroud and Kimberly Stroud attend the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) CJ Stroud and Kimberly Stroud attend the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Issa Rae attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Issa Rae attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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