Rodriguez did not play a top-flight game 11 seasons ago, mainly because of injury, and finally fulfilled a boyhood dream when he made his Premier League debut for his beloved Clarets in August after returning from West Brom.
The former Southampton hitman has scored seven times this season and is living the dream.
“Getting promoted in 2009 was the best feeling," he told the Mirror. “But I then got an injury and missed out the following season. I watched it from the sidelines and it was a pleasure to see, but also a real frustration.
“So now to be able to represent your home-town club in the Premier League, there's no better feeling.
“I'm enjoying it and I just want more."