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Danica Patrick confirmed Monday she is dating Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

“Yes, Aaron and I are dating,” Patrick told the Associated Press, via TMZ.

Patrick said the pair met at the 2012 ESPYs and stayed friendly — and that she’s switching her allegiances from being a fan of the rival Chicago Bears to root for Rodgers’s Packers.

“I am probably going to cheer for the whole team,” Patrick said. “Take out the word ‘probably.’ Now I’m going to cheer for the whole team.”

Rumors have hounded the pair since they were photographed having dinner together over the weekend in Scottsdale, Ariz. This is far from the first high-profile relationship for both, with Rodgers in particular a focus of media reports.

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