Manchester attack survivor says the best part of the royal wedding was hugging David Beckham

Narjas Zatat@Narjas_Zatat
Sunday 20 May 2018 11:00
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A 12-year-old girl who survived the Manchester Arena terror attack attended the royal wedding, but her favourite part had nothing to do with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Amelia Thompson had been invited to the wedding, and, accompanied by her mum Lisa Newton, she told ITV that she was "speechless".

Thompson and her mum went to Ariana Grande's concert last year when it was attacked by terrorists and they escaped physical harm. Amelia also invited Sharon Goodman, the grandmother of one of the Olivia Campbell-Hardy, who died in the bombing.

Amelia still receives counselling and speech therapy after she damaged her vocal chords from screaming during the attack.

Her mum had nominated her for a wedding invite, and it was an opportunity for her and her daughter to celebrate. When the invite came through, she was "excited".

After the wedding ceremony, ITV asked her what her best bit of the wedding was.

And unsurprisingly, it was taking a selfie with footballer David Beckham.

[On her best bit] Getting a selfie with David Beckham and seeing the horse and carriage go past.

The footballer was one of the highlights of the wedding for the internet, too...

And if Twitter has anything to do with it, he's a contender for James Bond.

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