A little girl totally stole Prince Harry’s heart as he met with the UK Team for the 2017 Invictus Games

Prince Harry couldn't help but love little Maya!

On Tuesday, Harry kicked off the 2017 Invictus Games at The Tower of London by meeting with the team that will represent the U.K. in the upcoming competition.

The Invictus Games is the only international sporting event for the injured, wounded and sick Servicemen and Women. According to the official website of the Royal Family, 300 people applied to be a part of the games and 90 competitors were selected and are allowed to compete in up to 11 different events.

Harry met with the team at a brunch held in honor of the competitors and their families. "I know many of you have struggled over the years, but you are here now and you have this amazing opportunity in front of you to share with your family and friend," Prince Harry said at the reception.

One little girl really captured everyone's attention when she got up onstage to read a letter to the prince.

"Thank you so much to Prince Harry and Help for Heroes for helping my mummy and her friends." Maya, 6, said adding that she was proud of her mother Michelle, who was one of the competitors selected for the competition.

Before wrapping up the event, Harry shared some parting words with the crowd.

"You have made an incredible journey to this point – you have been defiant and courageous. Do not forget your ability to inspire others," he said.

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LONDON, SEPTEMBER 12: Prince Harry meets 11-year-old leukaemia patient, Samantha Ledster, from Watford, in the Oncology Department during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital on September 12 2002 in London, England. Samantha gave the Prince a handmade birthday card, ahead of his eighteenth birthday. The prince was spending the day visiting charities and causes which he intends to support. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images) Photo. Anwar Hussein
Prince Harry Plays Rugby At The Mants'Ase Orphanage In Lesotho. . (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
WALSALL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: HRH Prince Harry helps RFU Rugby Development Officiers coach children at Greenfield Primary School, Shelfield, on September 28, 2004 in Walsall, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
Prince Harry Assists Rugby Development Officers Coaching Ten & Eleven Year-Old Children At The Greenfield Primary School In Walsall. Harry Was Joined At The School By Senior Members Of The Rugby Football Union (Rfu). . (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
Prince Harry Assists Rugby Development Officers Coaching Ten & Eleven Year-Old Children At The Greenfield Primary School In Walsall. Harry Was Joined At The School By Senior Members Of The Rugby Football Union (Rfu). . (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
LESOTHO - UNDATED: In this undated Clarence House handout photo Prince Harry holds a child from one of the projects being helped by the Lesotho Fund. Prince Harry has returned to Lesotho to revisit community projects he worked on during his gap year to see first-hand how much progress had been made and to hand over items from the British Red Cross Lesotho Fund. (Photo by POOL/Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)
LESOTHO - APRIL 24: (EMBARGOED: NOT FOR PUBLICATION BEFORE 0001 FRIDAY APRIL 28, 2006.) Prince Harry cuddles children Mutsu (L)and Lintle (R) in the grounds of the Mants'ase children's home, while on a return visit to Lesotho in southern Africa on April 24 2006. The Prince was in the country to launch his new charity called 'Sentebale', which means 'Forget me not' in memory of his mother Princess Diana (Photo by POOL/Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)
MASERU, MASERU - JULY 09: Prince Harry pushes a child on a toy tractor at LCCU (Lesotho Child Counselling Unit) on July 9, 2008 in Maseru Lesotho. Prince Harry and soldiers of the Household Cavalry are in Lesotho to work on projects pinpointed by the Charity Sentenbale (Forget Me Not ) established by Prince Seeiso of Lesotho and Prince Harry to help the orphaned and disabled children. (Photo by Michelly Rall/WireImage)
Prince Harry Visits The Harlem Childrens Zone In New York, Usa. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
LONDON - SEPTEMBER 28: Prince Harry meets six year old Alex Burke from Manchester, winner of the Bravest Child Award, at the WellChild Awards on September 28, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Lewis Whyld - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
BRIDGETOWN - JANUARY 30: Prince Harry holds young patient Tyrell Richards when he visits the childrens ward at the Queen Elizabeth ll hospital on January 30, 2010 in Bridgetown, Barbados. The Prince is visiting the island to launch and compete in the Sentebale Polo Cup to help raise funds to support Lesotho's vulnerable children. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
SEMONKONG, LESOTHO - JUNE 17: Prince Harry and Prince William put gloves on a young boy during a visit to a child education centre on June 17, 2010 in Semonkong, Lesotho. The two Princes are on a joint trip to Africa which takes in Botswana, Lesotho and finally South Africa. During that time they will visit a number of projects supported by their respective charities Sentebale (Prince Harry) and Tusk Trust (Prince William). The trip will culminate with the brothers watching the England vs Algeria World Cup match in Cape Town. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
SEMONGKONG - JUNE 17: Prince Harry holds a young boy on his knee as he and Prince William visit the Semongkong Children's Centre on June 17, 2010 in Semongkong, Lesotho. The Princes are on a joint trip to Southern Africa to visit projects supported by their respective charities Tusk Trust (Prince William) and Sentebale (Prince Harry). (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Prince Harry and bridesmaid Lady Louise Windsor depart the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011 in London, England. The marriage of the second in line to the British throne was led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and was attended by 1900 guests, including foreign Royal family members and heads of state. Thousands of well-wishers from around the world have also flocked to London to witness the spectacle and pageantry of the Royal Wedding. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
BENQUE VIEJO DEL CARMEN, BELIZE - MARCH 03: Prince Harry hugs a girl amongst some deer dancers as he visits Xunantunich Mayan Temple on March 3, 2012 in Benque Viejo del Carmen , Belize. The Prince is visiting Belize as part of a Diamond Jubilee tour where he will be visiting Belize, the Bahamas, Jamaica and Brazil as a representative of Queen Elizabeth II. Belize is a Commonwealth realm with a population of around 350,000 and boasts the second longest barrier reef in the world. With much of the country covered in tropical jungle and a diversity of wildlife, Belize relies heavily on tourism. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
NASSAU, BAHAMAS - MARCH 04: Prince Harry walks with children as he visits Harbour Island on March 4, 2012 in Nassau, Bahamas. The Prince is visiting the Bahamas as part of a Diamond Jubilee tour where he will be visiting Belize, the Bahamas, Jamaica and Brazil as a representative of Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry (L) congratulates a girl of the Mar�Shantytown after givinh her a medal as part of a social project, during the British and Brazilian-themed sports day on Flamengo beach in Rio de Janeiro, on March 10, 2012. Britain's Prince Harry arrived in Rio on Friday for his first official visit to Brazil to launch the GREAT campaign promoting his country ahead of the 2012 Olympics. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)
ASCOT, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 12: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry pulls faces at and strokes a baby after playing in the Audi Polo Challenge charity polo match at Coworth Park Polo Club on May 12, 2012 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Indigo/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 03: Prince Harry talks to Alex Logan as he attends the WellChild Awards at the Intercontinental Hotel on September 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Lewis Whyld - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 03: Prince Harry poses with inspirational child winners Rose Whittle and Matthew Merritt at the WellChild Awards at the Intercontinental Hotel on September 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by David Parker - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
MASERU, LESOTHO - FEBRUARY 27: Prince Harry meets meets 15 year old orphan Keneuoe and partially sighted children at St Bernadette's Centre for the blind, a project supported by his charity Sentebale on February 27, 2013 in Maseru, Lesotho. Sentebale is a charity founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. It helps the most vulnerable children in Lesotho get the support they need to lead healthy and productive lives. Sentebale works with local grassroots organisations to help these children, the victims of extreme poverty and Lesotho's HIV/AIDS epidemic. Cathy Ferrier was appointed as Sentebale's Chief Executive in March 2012 and is spearheading a fundraising initiative to build the Mamohato Centre which will provide psychosocial support for children and young people infected with HIV. Prince Harry is due to pay a visit to Lesotho this week to catch up on his charity's progress and meet key children who will be supported by the charity. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
MASERU, LESOTHO - FEBRUARY 27: Prince Harry dances with deaf children during at visit to the Kananelo Centre for the deaf, a project supported by his charity Sentebale on February 27, 2013 in Maseru, Lesotho. Sentebale is a charity founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. It helps the most vulnerable children in Lesotho get the support they need to lead healthy and productive lives. Sentebale works with local grassroots organisations to help these children, the victims of extreme poverty and Lesotho's HIV/AIDS epidemic. Cathy Ferrier was appointed as Sentebale's Chief Executive in March 2012 and is spearheading a fundraising initiative to build the Mamohato Centre which will provide psychosocial support for children and young people infected with HIV. Prince Harry is due to pay a visit to Lesotho this week to catch up on his charity's progress and meet key children who will be supported by the charity. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
MASERU, LESOTHO - FEBRUARY 27: Prince Harry meets partially sighted children at St Bernadette's Centre for the blind a project supported by his charity Sentebale on February 27, 2013 in Maseru, Lesotho. Sentebale is a charity founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. It helps the most vulnerable children in Lesotho get the support they need to lead healthy and productive lives. Sentebale works with local grassroots organisations to help these children, the victims of extreme poverty and Lesotho's HIV/AIDS epidemic. Cathy Ferrier was appointed as Sentebale's Chief Executive in March 2012 and is spearheading a fundraising initiative to build the Mamohato Centre which will provide psychosocial support for children and young people infected with HIV. Prince Harry is due to pay a visit to Lesotho this week to catch up on his charity's progress and meet key children who will be supported by the charity. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry (L) plays with a child during a visit to Tedworth House, a recovery centre run by the Help for Heroes charity that offers care and support to injured service personnel, in Tidworth, Wiltshire, southern England, on May 20, 2013. The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry will officially open four new Help for Heroes recovery centres, which form part of the Defence Recovery Capability. AFP PHOT/POOL/MARK RICHARDS (Photo credit should read MARK RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 25: Prince Harry meets children as he visits Headway, the brain injury association at Bradbury House, during an official visit to Nottingham on April 25, 2013 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, NY - MAY 14: HRH Prince Harry of Wales speaks to kids playing baseball during the fifth day of his visit to the United States at Harlem RBI on May 14, 2013 in New York City. HRH will be undertaking engagements on behalf of charities with which the Prince is closely associated on behalf also of HM Government, with a central theme of supporting injured service personnel from the UK and US forces. (Photo by Mike Coppola/WireImage)
Britain's Prince Harry (L) plays with a child during a visit to Tedworth House, a recovery centre run by the Help for Heroes charity that offers care and support to injured service personnel, in Tidworth, Wiltshire, southern England, on May 20, 2013. The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry will officially open four new Help for Heroes recovery centres, which form part of the Defence Recovery Capability. AFP PHOT/POOL/MARK RICHARDS (Photo credit should read MARK RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry (C) joins a rugby union coaching session at Twickenham Stadium, west of London, on October 17, 2013, for young people from participating secondary schools across Britain. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 04: HRH Prince Harry speaks to a group of children during an official visit to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on April 4, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry greets children as he arrives at the MAXXI Museum for the unveiling ceremony of the British pavillion at Milan's Expo 2015 on May 18, 2014 in Rome. AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI (Photo credit should read TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)
BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 24: Prince Harry plays football with young school children during a visit to Minas Tenis Clube on the second day of his tour of Brazil on June 24, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Prince Harry is on a four day tour of Brazil that will be followed by two days in Chile. (Photo by Niall Carson - Pool/Getty Images)
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 25: Prince Harry plays football as he visits the ACER Charity for disadvantaged children on June 25, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Prince Harry is on a four day tour of Brazil that will be followed by two days in Chile. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
SANTIAGO, CHILE - JUNE 27: Prince Harry holds young Matias Gonzalez as he visits a the Sagrada Familia kindergarten, a kindergarden of indigenous children on June 27, 2014 in Santiago, Chile. Prince Harry is on a three day tour of Chile after visiting Brazil. (Photo by Dan Charity - Pool/Getty Images)
NIZWA, OMAN - NOVEMBER 19: Prince Harry meets children as he arrives for a visit to Nizra Fort on November 19, 2014 in Muscat, Oman. Prince Harry is on a three day visit to Oman before heading to Abu Dhabi to compete in a charity polo match for his charity Sentebale. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
PITSENG, LESOTHO - DECEMBER 06: Prince Harry swings young three year old orphan boy called Lerato in this photograph taken with the help of a three year old blind girl called Karabo during a visit to Phelisanong Children's Home on December 6, 2014 in Maseru, Lesotho. Prince Harry was visiting Lesotho to see the work of his charity Sentebale. Sentebale provides healthcare and education to vulnerable children in Lesotho, Southern Africa. Prince Harry said 'Wow, what a welcome we got! There were forty over-energetic children using us as climbing frames, water fights, and a lot of laughs. The boy flying is Lerato, a 3 year old who was abandoned at birth. The photo was taken by 3 year old Karabo who is blind. She heard the clicks, went to the camera and with a little bit of help on direction, shot this great photo.' (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool /Getty Images)
PITSENG, LESOTHO - DECEMBER 06: Prince Harry plays with a three year old blind girl called Karabo during a visit to Phelisanong Children's Home on December 6, 2014 in Pitseng, Lesotho. Prince Harry was visiting Lesotho to see the work of his charity Sentebale. Sentebale provides healthcare and education to vulnerable children in Lesotho, Southern Africa. The particular theme of his visit was to check on the progress of the Mamohato Childrens Centre which will provide vital support to children affected by HIV. Prince Harry founded Sentebale (which means Forget Me Not in Sesotho) with Prince Seeiso in 2006. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Sentebale)
PALMERSTON NORTH, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 13: Prince Harry meets children of servicemen and women during a visit to Linton Military Base on May 13, 2015 in Palmerston North New Zealand. Prince Harry is in New Zealand from May 9 through to May 16 attending events in Wellington, Invercargill, Stewart Island, Christchurch, Linton, Whanganui and Auckland. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
LUDLOW, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Prince Harry high-fives a young girl as he walks the route to Ludlow with Walking with the Wounded's Walk of Britain team on September 30, 2015 in Ludlow, England. Prince Harry is patron of the expedition and walked today as part of the veteran's 1000 mile, 72 day expedition through the UK mainland. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - NOVEMBER 30: Prince Harry lifts up four-year-old Sinentlantla Jacobs during a visit to Football For Hope Centre in Khayelistsha during an official visit to Africa on November 30, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 03: Prince Harry meets Prince mtimkulul as he visits Siyabonga Secondary School and meets children participating in the Nelson Mandela Champion within program in Soweto on December 3, 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Prince Harry is visiting South Africa as part of a Royal Tour that has included the Opening of a new Charity Centre for children in Lesotho (Sentebale's Mamohato Children's Centre) and includes stops in Durban, Cape Town, Kruger National Park and Johannesburg. (Photo by Ian Vogler - Pool/Getty Images)
LAPUBESI, NEPAL - MARCH: In this handout provided by Team Rubicon UK, Prince Harry talks to a young boy during a visit to the Lapubesi temporary school site as he helps Team Rubicon UK carry out rebuilding work in March, 2016 in Lapubesi, Nepal. Prince Harry joined Team Rubicon UK volunteers for part of Operation: Nirman following his official tour of the country last month. (Photo by Mauricio Gris/Team Rubicon UK via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 27: Prince Harry greets his old friend 16 year-old Relebohile 'Mutsu' Potsane ( who Prince Harry has stayed in touch with since they first met during his first visit to Lesotho in 2004) who is singing as part of the Basotho Youth Choir, made up of six boys and six girls, aged between 7 and 19 years old at the Brit School on June 27, 2016 in London, England. The Basotho Youth Choir will perform alongside Sentebale Ambassador Joss Stone at tomorrow's Sentebale Concert at Kensington Palace, headlined by Coldplay. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
COLONARIE, SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES - NOVEMBER 26: Prince Harry meets a young boy called Jyasi Junior as he visits a Turtle Conservation Project on the seventh day of an official visit to the Caribbean on November 26, 2016 in Colonarie, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Prince Harry's visit to The Caribbean marks the 35th Anniversary of Independence in Antigua and Barbuda and the 50th Anniversary of Independence in Barbados and Guyana. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 01: Prince Harry chats with children as he arrives for an official visit to Full Effect & Coach Core on February 1, 2017 in Nottingham, England. Full Effect and Coach Core are projects supported by The Royal Foundation to improve opportunities for young people. (Photo by Richard Stonehouse - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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