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Matthew McConaughey: On rugby sevens, Rio 2016 and new film

Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey talks about his new favourite sport - rugby sevens and the Rio Olympics.

"I'm loving it," said the 46-year-old, "Getting to and from (the Olympic venues) is not the easiest."

"Once the party has started, you're not going to throw a better one than Brazil."

When asked by BBC Radio 5 live's Sonja McLaughlan "Aren't you supposed to be making a movie right now?" the Interstellar star replied "This is my movie. I came over with my wife and I'll be here for a week."

This clip is from 5 live Olympics, Tuesday 9 August 2016.

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