Cover The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge posted a new picture of Prince George on their official Instagram account in honour of his eighth birthday (Photo: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge/Instagram)

You'll be hardpressed to find a royal fan or British resident who does not remember waiting anxiously for news on July 22, 2013, after Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, went into labour with her first child. See also: New Photos of Prince George Released To Mark His 7th Birthday When it was finally announced that Prince George Alexander Louis, who is third in line to the British throne, was born safely, the world rejoiced with gun salutes, church bells and the illumination of landmarks in blue.Eight years later, Prince George is growing into quite the fine young man as he accompanies his parents to more public appearances.In fact, the young royal recently attended two football matches in England during the Euro Final with Prince William and Kate Middleton. He sported a suit and tie and looked really excited about the game as he clapped and cheered alongside his parents As we commemorate his eighth birthday, here's a look back at some of the prince's cutest moments.See also: Royal Education: What the New Academic Year Looks Like For Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis