Aaron Rodgers’ Game of Thrones appearance has viewers taking a closer look

'Game of Thrones' featured a cameo from NFL superstar Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers' 'Game of Thrones' cameo in penultimate episode causes social media frenzy

Among the soldiers stands real-life Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers - although if you blink, you might miss him!

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In one of them, as King's Landing faces the wrath of Daenarys and Drogon, Rodgers appears to be running away from the dragon's fire breath until he gets burned alive. After the the episode, he took to Instagram and shared a behind-the-scenes photo. In the screenshot below, you can see Rodgers as the third archer from the right.

The Green Bay Packers quarterback has always been a vocal fan of the television series.

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And it seems the Packers were signaling Rodgers' cameo Sunday night just ahead of the show by sharing this tweet, which Rodgers retweeted.

He also did some promo before season 8 aired so he's definitely acquainted with people working on the show. Weiss have appeared in small roles.

The Game of Thrones cameos usually come out about when the creators and celebrity fans are mutual fans of each other.

Meanwhile, you can catch the final episode of the series next Sunday which will surely be a memorable television spectacle.

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