Danica Patrick has started the first lap of her love life again. The NASCAR driver confirmed that she is dating The Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The fan of Chicago Bears, Danica told, "Yes, Aaron and I are dating,” with The Associated Press on Monday, January 15.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 15, 2018
The news about their relationship was out earlier this months. The couple first met each other at 2012 ESPY Awards. She also revealed that she always liked him as a player though he was the rival to her favorite team. She said:
I told him a long time ago I’d always root for him as a player. Now I am probably going to cheer for the whole team. Take out the word ‘probably.’ Now I’m going to cheer for the whole team.
They were previously spotted together after Christmas have dinner at Chives in the Suamico village of Green Bay, Wisconsin. The couple was again seen together on January 13, grabbing a bite Saturday night at The Mission Mexican restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona with some other people.
Both athletes ended their high-profile relationship in 2017. Rodgers split with actress Olivia Munn in April after dating for three years. While Danica broke up with fellow NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. after five years in November. In addition, she was also married to Paul Hospenthal.
However, The Packers' fierce rivals Chicago Tribune have trolled the news about Rodgers' relationship through a tweet in a sarcastic way.
— Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune) January 15, 2018
Though the tweet isn't wrong. His brother Jordan is more often known as 'Aaron's brother'. Jordan Rodgers won season 12 of The Bachelorette