Prince Harry 'looking like his old self' as Meghan flies to join him at Invictus Games

Prince Harry has been "looking like his old self", according to TalkTV's Vanessa Feltz, as Meghan Markle is on her way to join her husband at the Invictus Games now in full swing in Dusseldorf.

Meghan is travelling from the Sussexes’ home in California to the Germany city, where Harry launched the sporting event for wounded military personnel and veterans on Saturday night.

The couple famously appeared in public together for the first time at the Toronto Invictus Games in 2017, pictured hand in hand at a wheelchair tennis event.

It is likely that Meghan’s mother Doria Ragland is looking after the Sussexes’ young children Archie and Lilibet at their home in Montecito, California.

Vanessa said of Harry's involvement at the Games so far: "Doesn't he look as if he's having a ball? He looks jolly, he looks a bit like the old Harry.

"He's fist pumping members of the audience. He just looks like he's having a great time.

"It's also a novelty that he's not selling or pitching any sob stories! Harry is at his best, which is a good thing to see, reminding us why it was and why it still is for so many of us that we feel an enormous affection for him."

It was revealed over the weekend that Meghan will be cheering for Nigeria at the Games this year after discovering that she is of Nigerian descent.

Opening the games at the Merkur Spiel-Arena in Dusseldorf on Saturday evening, Harry said that while the Sussexes do not “play favourites”, the discovery means that things are likely to get “a little bit more competitive” between the couple.

“We’re also very excited to have new nations join us,” the duke told the packed arena.

“Let’s hear it for Colombia, Israel, and Nigeria.”

“Now I’m not saying we play favourites in our home… but since my wife discovered that she is of Nigerian descent, it’s likely to get a little bit more competitive this year,” he added.

Harry was pictured on Tuesday sharing a joke with TV presenter and Invictus Games medalist JJ Chalmers during the wheelchair basketball competition, after taking part in some “seat dancing”.

On Monday, Harry, the founding patron of the Invictus Games, warmly embraced a wheelchair rugby player by kissing him on the head.

He watched matches in an eight-team wheelchair rugby knockout tournament, then presented medals and spoke to players after Team USA defeated the United Kingdom 21-13 in the final.

His attendance at the games comes after a brief visit to the UK, where he joined the WellChild Awards and visited St George’s Chapel in Windsor on the anniversary of the death of his grandmother, the late Queen.