Alex RodriguezIn an interview with Gotham magazine -- conducted by PopEater columnist Jo Piazza -- New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez reveals his love for the city.

"I do feel like a New Yorker, even more in the past four months," he said. "People in New York are so honest. But I think they understand everything I've been through.

The baseball player also discussed being a role model, what his future plans are and what else about the Big Apple he enjoys.

"I've been here seven years and I feel like I've only gotten to know 30 or 40 percent of the city," he explained.