Rodgers: 'Absolute pandemonium' leaving Peru just before airport closure
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Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers spoke about his hurried departure from Peru amid the coronavirus outbreak in an interview Friday.

"Have you seen the movie, 'Argo'?" Rodgers asked on "McAfee & Hawk: Sports Talks." "The scene at the end where they're racing to the airport. Nobody was chasing us thankfully or holding us.

"We didn't have to speak Farsi to get back into the country, but there were some moments where we worried we were not going to get out. It was absolute pandemonium at the airport."

Rodgers said he and three travel companions made their private flight 15 minutes before the airport was set to be closed.

The quarterback was visiting Cusco, which he said didn't have any COVID-19 cases at the time. He added neither he nor any of his companions experienced any symptoms in Peru or since arriving home.

"So I think we're in the clear," said the two-time MVP.

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