At last night’s postgame news conference, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wore the exact sweater made famous by the iconic movie character “The Dude,” from the Coen brothers’ classic The Big Lebowski.
Here, see for yourself, via ESPN reporter Jason Wilde:
Un. Be. Lieve. A. Ble. pic.twitter.com/E7CWKPs1Hr
— Jason Wilde (@jasonjwilde) October 21, 2016
Twitter, as you might expect, totally ate it up:
— Claytomus (@Claytomus) October 21, 2016
@jasonjwilde just made up for a season’s worth of sub-par offensive play with one sweater!
— Justin G (@WIguyinMN) October 21, 2016
Not a big fan of the Packers, but it’s impossible to hate on Rodgers wearing The Dude’s sweater.
— Jeff Theis (@TheisJeff) October 21, 2016
So, a much bigger fan of Rodgers than I was before this this morning! pic.twitter.com/K5LR094TBj
— Sean Jenkins (@Oh_Jenks) October 21, 2016
@SportsCenter should have came to the press conference with a White Russian and a rug.
— Chris Auel (@orangeman_182) October 21, 2016
— Modupeh Jahamaliah (@modupehbella) October 21, 2016
Aaron Rodgers was wearing The Dudes sweater from the big lebowski… Finally something I can respect that guy for
— Andy Dwyer (@DanJamesOlsen) October 21, 2016
— (((BellaMG))) (@SkinsFanPG_Wife) October 21, 2016
Mostly, people took the opportunity to break out the movie’s famous catchphrase:
The dude abides https://t.co/Pl4wTc3wgU
— Michael Marchant (@MMarchant96) October 21, 2016
The Dude abides https://t.co/c5n30mKJ5Y
— Matt Sayler (@mjsayler) October 21, 2016
@jasonjwilde dude abides
— PJ Regan (@PBandJRegan) October 21, 2016
The Dude abides pic.twitter.com/WW5ohjCB9p
— Jon Nelson (@JonNelson413) October 21, 2016
@SportsCenter The dude abides.
— Rick Medina (@voodude65) October 21, 2016
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