Queen Photobomb Australian Athletes at Commonwealth Games
The Queen appears to photobomb a self being taken by two Australian athletes at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday

The Queen has photobombed a selfie taken by two players from the Australian women's hockey team on the first day of the Commonwealth Games.

Australian hockey player Jayde Taylor who had been among a group introduced to the Queen at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre on Thursday, took the photo with a team mate to celebrate only to discover afterwards that the Queen appears in the background smiling and looking directly at the camera.

Photobombing is a phenomenon which has taken off in the age of social media. It sees people (and animals) accidentally or purposely putting themselves into the view of a photograph, often in order to play a practical joke on the photographer or the subjects.

When she discovered the world-first photobomb, Taylor shared the news on Twitter: