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Little boy asks Prince Harry if he'll ever be king: The royal's response will make you smile

As fifth in line to the British throne — behind his father, brother, nephew and niece — Prince Harry rarely speaks about his own odds for a royal reign. Then again, he's rarely asked.

However, recently, while filming a special episode of the Sky Sports series "Game Changers," one bold young boy had the courage to inquire about it, and the popular prince answered.

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See Prince Harry's hilarious response after being asked if he'll ever be king

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"Are you ever going to be king?" 9-year-old Tristan asked.

"That's the question everybody wanted — let's be honest," Harry told a group of school children who gathered around him for the show. And with a laugh, he added, "You'll be glad to know, probably not!"

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Britain's Prince Harry films a segment for a special episode of the Sky Sports 'Game Changers' television show dedicated to the Invictus Games at Lambs Lane Primary School in Spencers Wood, near Reading, England.

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But Tristan wasn't glad at all.

"Oh, look at the disappointment!" Harry noted. "I love that. I'm going to give you a high-five."

And he did just that.

According to The Telegraph, later in the day, Tristan was still rooting for a maybe-one-day King Harry.

"I just want Prince Harry to do what he wants, what he really, really wants," the boy said. "I think it would be a fun experience for him to be king. I would love to see him be king."

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Britain's Prince Harry watches a monitor alongside Craig, aged 10, between segments in the filming of an episode of the Sky Sports 'Game Changers' television show dedicated to the Invictus Games at Lambs Lane Primary School in Spencers Wood, near Reading, England, Tuesday, April 19, 2016.
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Britain's Prince Harry takes part in a game during the filming of an episode of the Sky Sports 'Game Changers' television show dedicated to the Invictus Games at Lambs Lane Primary School in Spencers Wood, near Reading, England, Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

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Harry filmed the "Game Changers" episode to promote the third annual Invictus Games, the multisport event for wounded veterans that will take place in Orlando next month.

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Britain's Prince Harry takes part in the filming of an episode of the Sky Sports 'Game Changers' television show dedicated to the Invictus Games at Lambs Lane Primary School in Spencers Wood, near Reading, England, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. As a military veteran who served in Afghanistan, Prince Harry is patron of the Invictus Games, a Paralympics-style event for wounded, sick or injured service personnel and veterans. The 2016 event will take place in Orlando, Florida from May 8 to 12.

That's also the reason he gave a rare radio interview to BBC Radio 2's Chris Evans (a fellow redhead whom he referred to as "Ginge"), during which he answered an equally big question: "Cats or dogs?"

"Dogs, 100 percent," Harry said.

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