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Aaron Rodgers Explains When He'll Know It's Time To Retire

A closeup of Aaron Rodgers wearing a Green Bay Packers helmet.

FOXBOROUGH, MA - NOVEMBER 04: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers looks on during the first half against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 4, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

Andrew Luck's sudden retirement has put the sports world on notice. Could there be others who are ready to retire at any sudden moment?

Due to Luck's shocking news, many members of the national media are changing the topic of their interview questions. What are these questions revolving around?

You guessed it — retirement.

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is the latest player to be asked about when he'll hang up his cleats. When asked how he'll know when it's time to retire, the 35-year-old responded:

"I think it’s when the love affair with the game is not there and/or if your body is not functioning the way you want it to," said Rodgers, via Matt Schneidman. "But hopefully that’s many years from now."

His answer parallels Luck's reasoning for retirement. As the former Indianapolis Colts QB dealt with a cycle of injuries and rehabbing, his love for the game vanished.

Rodgers feels that if something similar were to happen to him, it'd be time to retire. But it's clear his love for the game is as strong as ever for the time being.

In the 2018 season opener, the Packers QB suffered a sprained MCL and tibial plateau fracture. Despite the pain of the injury, Rodgers stayed in the game, led a comeback victory and didn't miss a single game from then on.

As things stand currently, it doesn't seem like Rodgers will be retiring any time soon.