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Packers star Aaron Rodgers reveals his favourite teams to play as on FIFA

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Aaron Rodgers may well be a two-time NFL MVP and one-time Super Bowl champion, but it would appear that he's an avid gamer as well.

The Green Bay Packers quarterback appeared on Bill Simmons' Any Given Wednesday and took part in the highly entertaining speed round, where, surprise surprise, Rodgers answered some quickfire questions.

Simmons eventually made his way to gaming, and the 32-year-old made some surprise revelations about FIFA.

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As an American football star, it may come as a surprise to many that the California-born QB would take such an interest in football across the pond.

When Rodgers revealed that along with Madden he enjoyed a game or two of FIFA, Simmons pressed him on what teams he enjoys playing as. The answers may surprise you.

"It depends. I like Liverpool [they] were my team for a long time, in the early 2000's.

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"Then Australia, the national team, Rodgers continued. "I used to like them. Mark Viduka was unstoppable at scoring goals. But yeah, it just depends. Because a lot of guys play at our training camps during long breaks of play and most of them pick Man United or Man City or Chelsea, so you got to pick somebody from the EPL."

Liverpool had the lightening quick Michael Owen in the early '00s to be fair. They also had Emile Heskey, lest we forget.

Plucking names like Viduka out of the air suggests that he does have a genuine interest in the game and he did wear a Manchester City jersey to an interview in 2011, too.

We can't imagine Rodgers would be overly successful if he went with those teams today against the likes of City and United. Maybe he has adjusted his taste a little bit in recent years.

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