In the first game of the Yankees-Red Sox series each player introduced themselves with name and origin.
Bernie Williams, CF, Puerto Rico
Jorge Posada, Catcher, Puerto Rico
Derek Jeter, SS, United States
Then came Alex Rodriquez turn, the kid from NY who many journalist here call Dominican, the one who claimed that he's Dominican several times, then he said "Alex Rodriguez, USA"
Yes that's right, USA not Dominican Republic, that felt like a thunder for many people here some journalist, they're trying to hang Alex for telling his feelings, his true feelings, what's the big deal about that? He was born in NY, he got his education in Miami, he was drafted in the USA.
I'd always considered him as a American player, not a Dominican Player, he's a great player, a super star, but he's not our super star.
I'm sure he cares for this country, his mothers country, he have many friends here, but let's be realistic, he's a business man, and for him is better business being from the USA.
So let's stop crying about it, he's not Dominican, he's as he told millions, Alex Rodriguez USA.
But don't be upset, we have many great players and people around the world who take their Dominican roots proudly, Oscar De la Renta, Gold medalist Felix Sanchez, and may others who makes us proud.
And in case the world cup takes place he will place for the USA, but we have Adrian Beltre and many pitchers to take him out.
So to A-Rod, good for you to finally came out and saying that you are from the USA. Finally...