MEGHAN Markle was once rejected for a date with a top England football star before meeting Prince Harry, a pal has claimed.
Radio presenter Lizzie Cundy, 53, has long claimed she tried to set the future Duchess up with an “English boyfriend” during a charity event in 2013.
The story that has circulated over the years is that ex Chelsea left back Ashley Cole was pursuing Meghan for a date but that she wasn’t interested after being warned about his past by friends.
“I tried to find her a boyfriend – Ashley Cole wasn’t so keen – but I did try to fix her up, which is funny looking back.”
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