Mike Tindall Believes Prince Philip 'Would Have Liked' His 'Perfect' But 'No Fuss' Funeral

mike tindall believes prince philip would have liked his funeral
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Apr. 21 2021, Updated 10:51 a.m. ET

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Prince Philip would have been very satisfied with the way his funeral played out, claims Mike Tindall.

Tindall, who's married to Philip and Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara, shared details of the April 17 ceremony during an episode of his podcast, "The Good, The Bad & The Rugby."

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"It's been a difficult ten days," he admitted. "If I look back on the day, as eerie as it was with no crowds and social distancing, and the way everything was, I think it was the perfect day, how he would have liked it, if that makes sense whatsoever. No fuss, get on with it."

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Tindall (who's on the right in the second line of the proceeding) attended the funeral hand in hand with his wife.

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Tindall then expanded on his statement of things being "eerie."

"It could have been his hat on his carriage that he rides, his gloves or the hat on his coffin and the sword, the bugle, the piper, there were a lot of things that brought home memories," the athlete explained. "It was a sad day, but I think it was very well-run. He was very well looked after and hopefully he's looking down and he was happy with the day."

The father-of-three also praised the Queen for her strength, as she had to sit alone due to COVID-19 protocols.

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"My love for the Queen was even better," he gushed. "She sat there completely on her own, separated herself in terms of, this is what the world is right now and I'm gonna lead by example. And she's amazing, literally amazing."

On April 16, nine days after Philip's death, Tindall shared a private photo of the late Duke of Edinburgh with his 7-year-old daughter, Mia.

"It’s been a very sad week but it has given us time to reflect on great memories and stories both personal and shared," he captioned the photo, which was taken by Kate Middleton. "A devoted family man who we will forever miss but always love."

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