Alex Rodriguez is one of the only people in the world who knows what it feels like to be LeBron James. Before he won his first title in 2009, everyone outside of New York hated him. And even though he has a title under his belt now, there are still a lot of folks out there who hate him. So, during an appearance on ESPN New York's The Michael Kay Show, he was asked his thoughts on LBJ.

"Sometimes I feel so bad for him," he said. "I feel like I feel his pain more than anybody. LeBron is definitely under the microscope. He is going to be judged on whether he wins a championship. So, yeah, I'm really hoping he gets this one behind him and I'm cheering for the Heat…I tell you this, it is not fun being the villain."

A-Rod should know. So, we'll take his word for it.

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[via ESPN New York]