What They're Saying: Brendan Rodgers

"It reminded me of when I climbed Kilimanjaro. The higher you went the more you suffered with acclimatization and the harder it was to breathe. I remember trying to run for the first time [after becoming ill] and it was hard to go 10 yards. I had no real appetite and it was a weird sensation of eating food without ever tasting and smelling what it was. It has made me really appreciate being fit and healthy."

-- Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers on contracting the coronavirus in March. In 2011, he climbed Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, in a charity event after winning the Championship playoff final with Swansea City and guiding the club to the Premier League for the first time. (BBC Sport)
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