Packers’ Aaron Rodgers expresses anger over Novak Djokovic not having the ability to compete at US Open

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Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is not blissful that tennis star Novak Djokovic wasn’t allowed to compete within the US Open this 12 months. In a current episode of Invoice Maher’s “Membership Random” podcast, Rodgers revealed that he would not consider that it is honest that Djokovic could not participate within the Grand Slam event simply because he is unvaccinated in opposition to COVID-19.

“The very best f—ing participant on the lads’s aspect cannot play,” Rodgers stated concerning Djokovic. “Some of the match guys within the f—ing world whose had COVID at the very least as soon as, if not twice, cannot f—ing come to New York?”

Rodgers additionally expressed his displeasure concerning the state of affairs involving Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving. Irving solely appeared in 29 common season video games with the Nets as a result of being unvaccinated and never having the ability to play in New York Metropolis for dwelling video games final season. 

“Kyrie Irving attended a basketball sport courtside however could not play for his staff.”

“How is that f—ing doable?” Rodgers added. “He attended a basketball sport and bought to look at it within the stands however could not play f—ing play on his staff as a result of he wasn’t vaxxed.”

“Make it make sense. Make it sense. You may’t.”

Rodgers and Maher went on accuse the Nets of fixing their stance concerning COVID-19 rules when the staff was struggling to win video games. In addition they identified that Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal, who can also be unvaccinated, was permitted to take part in highway video games in New York Metropolis whatever the metropolis’s mandate.

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Rodgers made headlines through the 2021 season when it was revealed that he was unvaccinated in opposition to COVID-19 after initially saying he was “immunized.” Throughout an interview final month, the Packers sign caller admitted that saying he was “immunized” was an effort to mislead the media and common public.

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