Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers spoke Friday about his frantic journey out of Peru prior to an airport shutdown that was triggered by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The 36- year-old star was in the South American country previously this month throughout the coronavirus break out. COVID-19 has actually caused more than 27,300 deaths worldwide. He stated he “made it by about 15 minutes” in his private airplane.
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“Have you seen the movie ‘Argo’? The scene at the end where they’re racing to the airport and, nobody was chasing us, thankfully, or holding us,” he informed McAfee & & Hawk: Sports Talk on Friday. “We didn’t need to speak Farsi to return in the nation, however there was some minutes where we were stressed we were not gon na get out.
” It was outright pandemonium at the airport.”
Rodgers and the Packers reached the NFL playoffs last season, losing to the San Francisco 49 ers in the NFC championship game.