Danica Patrick confirms the new relationship
Around Christmas time is was rumored that Danica Patrick had a new boyfriend. Those rumors detailed that Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers spent the holidays together. That included the meeting the family.
Aaron Rodgers has been the starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers since 2008.
“Yes, Aaron and I are dating,” Patrick told The Associated Press.
It was announced back in early December that Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr had split. They dated for 5 years. Speculation surfaced when they didn’t attend the NASCAR Awards show together. The Awards show was back on November 30th.
Danica Patrick said the new couple first met back in 2012. The two athletes met at The ESPYS award show.
“I told him a long time ago I’d always root for him as a player,” Danica Patrick stated of their 2012 conversation.
“Now I am probably going to cheer for the whole team,” she added. “Take out the word ‘probably.’ Now I’m going to cheer for the whole team.”
Danica Patrick is currently on a search for a final ride in her final two races. She plans to run the Daytona 500 and the Indy 500. Patrick has retired from a full-time NASCAR career. Recently, the INDYCAR CEO has stated that he’s personally working with Danica’s agent to locate an INDY 500 ride.
Aaron Rodgers was injured back in October. He suffered a broken collarbone, resulting in surgery. He returned in December for a game against the Carolina Panthers. He finished the game.
However, Rodgers was re-listed on the injured reserve list following that game. The Green Bay Packers missed the playoffs, giving Rodgers time to heal for 2018.