There's just a couple of months left to wait for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's highly anticipated wedding.

And while plenty of the world would give an arm or a leg just to get an invite to the nuptials of the year, Prince Harry's older brother, Prince William, may be making an early exit from the wedding for football.

That's right, experts are predicting that the dad-of-two may have to miss out on part of the day for the FA Cup final, which falls on the same date as his brother's nuptials.

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Prince William is President of the Football Association, meaning it is expected that he will attend the biggest match of the football calendar.

Betfair Spokesperson Katie Baylis told OK! Magazine: "It's a classic dilemma for many sports fans who get invited to weddings on the day of a big sporting event.

"But perhaps there's never been a more high profile clash for a wedding guest than the Royal Wedding being scheduled on the same day as the FA Cup Final for the brother of the groom Prince William, who also happens to be the President of the FA."

Katie told the publication that he'll be able to attend the ceremony, but may need to miss some of the reception to get across town to Wembley.

She continued: "Now that we know the exact timing of the wedding at midday we have odds of 2/1 that Wills will be able to get from Windsor to Wembley in time for the final, which in recent years has kicked off at 5.30pm.

"The former RAF helicopter pilot could even chopper himself in for the game, present the Cup and be back in Windsor in time for the big party."

A chopper sounds pretty swanky to us!

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