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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Milan one big happy family says Pato


Milan have been on fire since a poor start to the season under Leonardo. The new coach on the block was under threat after losing the first few games. However, his persistance and attacking mentality has helped him turn the season around.

Milan are currently second on the Serie A table and also very close to heading into the Champions League quarter-finals.

The noticeable difference in the squad is that Ronaldinho looks more lively and that Milan are able to find the back of the net more often.

Pato who has been a major contributor has said that they success of the team is due to the group being so close.

“Our secret is the group we have. We are very close. When I arrived at Milan, told me that everything here was a family and now I see that this sentiment is true,” said Pato.

Milan will play FC Zurich on Tuesday in a must win game if they want to advance pass the group stage.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Biography

Alexandre Rodrigues da Silva (born September 2, 1989, in Pato Branco, Paraná), better known as Alexandre Pato, is a Brazilian Football (soccer) positions striker who plays for AC Milan. He had previously played for Sport Club Internacional between 2001 and 2007 for both the youth club and the senior team. In August 2007 he signed a contract with AC Milan. One of his nicknames, The Duck, comes from the city where he was born, Pato Branco (which translates as Duck). His playing style and technique have also earned him the nickname of “The New Ronaldo”.
Early life

Alexandre started playing indoor football (futsal) in his hometown at the age of 3. Soon his ability became known all around the south Brazilian state of Paraná and, after being praised by many of his managers, the teenager went to Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, to try out for Gremio, his favourite team as a child. However, his family decided that he should sign for Sport Club Internacional. In 2001, at the age of 11, he moved there and started sharing housing with 83 other teenagers that, much like him, wanted to make a name for themselves in the Inter first team.
Career

After a contract settlement that boosted the player’s salary from R$3,000 to R$25,000 and extended his stay until 2009 with a release fee of $35 million, Pato was finally considered ready to start a game in the Brazilian football league.

On his first team debut, at the age of 17, Pato helped Internacional to a 4-1 win over Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras on November 26, 2006. Pato had 3 assists and scored a goal. His appearance put the spotlight on the young player and created expectations and comparisons with another southern Brazilian superstar, FC Barcelona player Ronaldinho.

Pato scored Sport Club Internacional’s first goal of the FIFA Club World Cup on December 13 in the semi-final game against Al-Ahly, helping the team win 2-1 and a spot in the final. He was taken off the field during the second half because of cramp in his right leg and his substitute scored the second, and winning goal, of the game.

Before his team’s match against Barcelona in the final of the competition, Barça’s Brazilian star Ronaldinho identified Pato as a player to watch in Brazilian football. Pato failed to impress during the match and was substituted before teammate Carlos Adriano de Souza Vieira scored the winner, ensuring the title for Internacional.

He helped Brazil national football team win the 2007 South American Youth Championship in Paraguay, which qualified the country for both the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada and the Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. He was Brazil’s leading scorer in the tournament with three goals.

Pato was linked to several high profile clubs including AC Milan, Benfica, Juventus, F.C. Internazionale Milano, Liverpool F.C., Chelsea F.C. and Arsenal F.C..

AC Milan officially confirmed the signing of Pato on August 2, 2007. The transfer fee paid amounts to the minimum fee clause in Pato’s contract with SC Internacional, US$ 20 million. Due to Italian football regulations that state non-EU minors may not be registered in Italy, Pato will not be able to play official matches for Milan until January 3, 2008, when the Italian transfer window (and registration) reopens. However, AC Milan will be allowed to include the player in exhibition matches and training beginning September 3, 2007, one day after his 18th birthday. Pato made his non-competitive debut against FC Dynamo Kyiv on the 7th of September 2007 and scored a header.

He was voted best under 20 talent in the world in Match! magazine and World Soccer in September 2007.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Milan vs Cagliari

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Dunga excludes Pato from Squad to face England and Oman


Dunga has surprisingly excluded Alexandre Pato from the Brazilian squad, as they take on England in Bahrain and then Oman three days later. Pato has scored nearly every game since his remarkable performance at the Bernabeu but Dunga has favoured Porto striker Hulk to take his place.

Even when Dunga did choose to add Pato to the squad, he rarely used him. It obviously isn’t a question of form with Dunga, as Pato has been in great form with AC Milan and still he has not been given a place on Dunga’s list.

Here’s the list of players selected,

Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar (Inter), Doni (AS Roma).

Defenders: Maicon (Inter), Lucio (Inter), Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Luisao (Benfica), Juan (AS Roma), Naldo (Werder Bremen), Fabio Aurelio (Liverpool)

Midfielders: Michel Bastos (Olympique Lyon), Gilberto Silva (Panathinaikos), Josue (VfL Wolfsburg), Lucas (Liverpool), Felipe Melo (Juventus), Alex (Chelsea), Julio Baptista (AS Roma), Carlos Eduardo (TSG Hoffenheim), Ramires (Benfica), Elano (Galatasaray), Kaka (Real Madrid)

Attackers: Robinho (Manchester City), Luis Fabiano (Sevilla), Nilmar (Villarreal), Hulk (FC Porto)

Monday, November 9, 2009

Milan vs Lazio

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Alexandre Pato the new football star AC Milan,Internacionale and Brazil un fenomeno

Pato happy to be on top


Alexandre Pato has expressed his content of being on top in their group in the Champions League eventhough he was denied a goal.

“We’re happy to be ahead in the Champions League group,” said Pato.

“Milan are playing well and we hope to continue doing so also in the next two games which await us at the end of the group. Tonight both Milan and Real Madrid played well, we’re just sorry for the goal they disallowed me.

“With Ronaldinho I feel fine on the pitch, I’m happy for his goal and the great performance of tonight. This is Leonardo’s Milan and the entire squad is ready to help the coach, trying to give their best.”

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Milan vs Parma

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Milan vs Napoli

Monday, October 26, 2009

Transfer rumours spark as Pato impresses at the Bernabeu


Everyone is talking about Pato after his brilliant performance at the Bernabeu Wednesday night. Now there are rumours that Perez is preparing a mega bid to bring him to Madrid.

“I don’t know..” replied Pato to the question.

“I have just renewed my contract and want to stay here.”

Good news for all Milan fans as we don’t need Perez poaching all our great players.

Pato also spoke about his thoughts as he hit the winning goal.

“I said to myself: Ale, you must hit the net! And I did it. I want to make football history and the two goals against Real Madrid are just the beginning of this story,” explained Pato.

“To do that I must settle important games. I had told some of my friends that this was going to be my day and that I could not fail at the Bernabeu. It was too important and now I am happy.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Pato expressed his joy over the win against Real Madrid


Alexandre Pato expressed his joy over the win against Real Madrid last night. Pato was the man of the match last night scoring two great goals to seal the win.

“I’m very happy because Milan played very well. A great win arrived today and these are three important points,” declared the Brazilian player to Milan Channel. “I’m happy, I play in a great team like Milan who tonight lived a very special evening.

“I’m not coming from a difficult moment only because I was not scoring goals. I was calm and I work during training because I want to do the best for Milan.

Pato went on to defend Dida for his mistake in the first half.

“Despite the mistake, Dida still saved the result in many occasions,” he continued. “We’re a team and we win all together and we make mistakes all together.”

Milan vs Madrid

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Pato: thanks Leonardo and Ronaldinho


Alexandre Pato ended his goal drought last night as he scored the winner against Roma. During a difficult time for Milan, Pato made sure that Milan walked away with all three points to put them in the top half of the table.

After the game Pato thanked Ronaldinho for setting him up for an easy goal and thanked Leonardo for believing in him.

“I always want to do very well for this team, and I feel that I have achieved this tonight,” Pato stressed to Sky in a post-match interview.

“A lot has changed for us over the past two weeks, and tonight we are very happy and satisfied with this victory.

“Doing well here, hopefully means a return to the Selecao for me, but I must I say thanks to Ronnie, as he played me in front of the goalkeeper.”

“I was sure that we would bounce back tonight. We had a great week of preparation for this match, and the results have proven this.

“I would like to thank my coach Leonardo, because he has given me the confidence to improve this season.”

AC Milan vs Roma Highlights

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Pato misses playing with Kaka


Pato has only managed one goal this season and has struggled with form but he is not the only person to blame for Milan’s poor start to the season.

The striker recently revealed that he is missing Kaka at Milan but keeps in touch with him all the time.

“Kaka is a great friend of mine. I miss him, but I hear from him all the time,” Pato told Chi magazine.

Pato also spoke about the problems at Milan.

“We are playing too many games,” said Pato.

“However, we will get back up sooner or later.”

Friday, September 4, 2009

Milan vs Siena

Watch Pato goals in the game between Siena vs AC Milan.

Pato opens his goal scoring account with Milan


Alexandre Pato wasted no time in opening his goal scoring account for Milan this season. Pato scored both of Milan’s goals in the their win against Siena, with help from Ronaldinho and Flamini.

Milan had a poor pre-season, winning only one of seven games. This meant that all eyes were on new coach Leonardo and a Milan team without Kaka. Milan scored the first with an excellent pass by Ronaldinho to find Pato in the box and Pato made no mistakes. Chracteristic of Milan, there defense slacked off and Siena were able to equalise 10 mins later.

Both teams were leveled going into the second half but it was Leonardo’s half time talk that gave Milan the edge. Pato found the net again after only three minutes as he combined passes with Ronaldinho and Flamini.

Ronaldinho and Flamini also had a excellent game and it was a deserving win for Milan.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Chelsea still after Pato with a new £45 million bid



Chelsea are preparing a monster £45 million bid to land Alexandre Pato. Plus, they are williing to loan out Pato to the Rossoneri for another season until after the World Cup.

According to the News of the World: “Chelsea will happily smash the transfer record for a teenager, previously the £27.5m paid for Wayne Rooney, but allow Pato to stay in Italy until after the World Cup. Ancelotti believes his former club will now do business after rejecting all of Chelsea’s earlier approaches for the 19-year-old, tipped to be one of the world’s best.”

I don’t have the physique to play as a first striker says Pato

Pato has revealed that he would prefer to play as a supporting striker rather than an outright striker which he did most of last season.

In and interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport, Pato expressed his desire to play as a second striker and believes that he could do a lot better in this position.

“This season I want to play as a second striker, I don’t have the physique to play as a first striker,” said Pato

“If I’m able play in that position and with more continuity, I will do better than last season,” he added.

AC Milan have not been able to win a game yet this pre-season and Leonardo has stressed that he wants to sign a striker before the start of the season. Juventus striker David Trezeguet has been linked to the Rossoneri and Pato would welcome this move if it happens.

“It’s not up to the players to make purchases. If Trezeguet arrives, we will give him a good welcome because he is a great player who has scored many goals,” said Pato.

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Chelsea vs Milan

Friday, July 10, 2009

Alexandre Pato and Sthefany Brito in Bora Bora



Newly weds, Alexandre Pato and Sthefany Brito have headed off to Bora Bora for their honeymoon. The couple left Copacabana Hotel on Wednesday after staying there for the night.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Alexandre Pato and Sthefany Brito’s wedding details


Alexandre Pato and Sthefany Brito are getting married this Tuesday. The ceremony will take place at San Francisco de Paula Church in downtown Rio and the party will be held at the exclusive Copacabana Palace Hotel.

The wedding will be lit up with 350 French income Swarovski crystals. The guest will be fed with a buffet of canapés, fish, pasta dishes and ice cream for dessert. 

500 pairs of sandals with the names of the bride and groom will be given out at bombineries for the wedding. The bride will be dressed in a Dolce and Gabbana wedding dress and her hair will be styled by Celso Kamura.

The music for the evening will be provided by MC Sapão and after the night the pair will spend the night at the Cup Suite which has a private terrace and pool.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Chelsea lodge another massive bid for Pato




Chelsea have been persistent considering the fact that Galliani has admitted numerous times that he would not be selling Alexandre Pato.

Reports from La Gazetta dello Sport has revealed that Vlado Lemic, Roman Abramovich’s right hand man was spotted in Milan yesterday to increase the bid for Pato. It is rumoured that Chelsea want to up there previous bid of 50 million euros to 60 million euros. If this is true, then it will be difficult for Galliani to turn down an offer of that size. Especially when Kaka was allowed to go for a similar amount.

Pato has previously said that he would decide his future after speaking to former coach, Carlo Ancelotti but recently has said that he wanted to stay with Milan.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Brazil vs USA

Friday, June 26, 2009

Brazil vs South Africa

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Milan rejects major offer for Pato reveals Galliani



Galliani has revealed that a major bid for Pato has been made but Milan are not willing to sell the player after the departure of Kaka. 

“Milan this year has resisted a monumental offer for Pato,” revealed Adriano Galliani. 

“But I will not say which club made the offer,” added Galliani

Chelsea have been heavily linked to Pato but it is unlikely that he will be sold as President Berlusconi sees Pato as Kaka’s replacement.

“As for Pato, he will have an amazing career and I think that he can replace Kaka,” said Berlusconi.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Brazil vs Italy

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Pato praises Ancelotti and hints a possible move to Chelsea


Only days after he pledged his loyalty to Milan, Pato has again brought up speculation that he could possibly move to Chelsea but only if Milan decide to sell him.

‘Carlo Ancelotti is a coach and a person who is very important to me. It was he who wanted me at Milan and when I was there he helped me grow as a player,’ said Pato in an interview with Corriere della Sera.

‘I feel I owe him a lot but I have a contract with Milan and it is up to Milan to decide my future.’

Brazil vs USA

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Pato happy to stay at Milan




Pato has made it clear that he is happy at Milan and would like to win everything with the club.

“I am happy to stay at the club, and I do not care what other have to say. I have a contract with the Rossoneri that I will respect, and I want to win everything with them,” said Pato.

Pato also spoke about his former Rossoneri team mate Kaka.

“I have spoken with him several times over the past few days, and he seems very happy to be going to Real Madrid,” added Pato.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Brazil vs Egypt

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Pato will stay in Milan says new coach Leonardo


New Milan coach Leonardo has responded to speculation that Pato will join Ancelotti at Chelsea next season. Leonardo has a big show to fill after replacing Ancelotti as coach and losing Pato on top of Kaka will make things difficult next season for the young coach.

Pato and Pirlo will not leave Milan. The two are very important for the team,’ ensured Leonardo. 

‘I can guarantee 99.9% that the big players will remain in Milan. Pato is only 19 years old and is one of the best strikers in the world and I can confirm 100% that he will remain with us,’ added Leonardo.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Pato not for sell


Now Milanisti not worry about the speculation if pato will move to Chelsea. The vice president of Milan say if Pato not for sell. Galliani say "Pato will stay at Milan, because we not sell him". Before that Milanisti worry about Pato and Pirlo. They thinks they will go to Chelsea. 

Pato and Pirlo roumored if they go to Chelsea. But Galliani say if just Kaka will go to another club. 

Anothr news say if Milan will buy Cassano, if tat right Pato position can be change. But Sampodria didn't confirm it.

Brazil (2) vs (1) Paraguay Highlights

John Terry calls for Pato to Chelsea


The news that Alexandre Pato might be at Chelsea next season has been well received by the England and Chelsea skipper John Terry. 

After speaking to David Beckham and his former teammate Shevchenko, John Terry he calling for every effort to land the Brazilian striker.

‘I heard great things in conversation with them (Beckham and Shevchenko). They said that Pato is a great player, so it will be very good if Chelsea hired him. I was pleased to learn that he wants to talk with the new coach (Carlo Ancelotti). Chelsea want to hire the best players in the world and I am sure the fans too. And Pato is definitely one of those players. He is fantastic,’ said Terry.

The good relationship that Carlo Ancelotti has with Alexandre Pato may make this move possible but fans will have to wait until after the Confederation Cup in South Africa.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Pato may start against Paraguay


Dopey eyed Dunga will decide tomorrow if Pato or Nilma will play alongside Robinho in tomorrows World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay. Pato has not been able to get into Dunga’s first team but if he does Pato needs ensure that he delivers the goods.

Pato speak to Ancelotti before deciding future


The Rossoneri has been rocked by the departure of Kaka to Real Madrid and this may not be the last high profile player to leave Milan. Although Milan are in financial trouble, Botox Berlusconi has reiterated that Pato will not leave the San Siro. However, we’re not too sure now after Pato revealed that he will speak to his former coach Carlo Ancelotti regarding his future.

“I will talk with Ancelotti. He is an extraordinary man. It is thanks to Ancelotti that I managed to come through at Milan and in Italian football,” Pato was quoted as saying in Tuesday’s Gazzetta dello Sport.

“Before deciding my future I want to talk with him. At the end of June, after the Confederations Cup in South Africa, I will talk with the Milan directors.”

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Brazil vs Uruguay

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Pato to Chelsea…I don’t think so!


Ancelotti’s move to Chelsea has prompted speculation that Pato and Kaka would join him next season in the Premier League. However, this is only a dream for all Chelsea fans as Kaka is on the brink of signing with Real Madrid and Pato has dismissed all rumours linking him to Chelsea.

The Brazilian told Gazzetta dello Sport: “I have read the reports linking me with Chelsea, but my agent and the club deal with this type of thing.

“I want to win everything with Milan.”

Rated at £45 million and scoring 15 goals in Serie A would make it hard for Milan to let Pato go, especially when there isn’t many strikers out there in the market to replace him.

Although, Pato did not dismiss the fact that Kaka might be leaving Milan very soon but hopes that the deal works out for all those involved.

“I just hope that everybody will be happy in the end: Kaka, Milan and Real. Or, perhaps, even Chelsea, who are also interested in ‘Ricky’,” he added.

“I’m sure that Kaka will make the right choice for him and for Milan.”

Monday, June 1, 2009

The Best of Pato

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Milan vs Fiorentina

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Pato to get married in July to Sthefany Brito


Alexandre Pato is set to get married on July 7th to his fiance Sthefany Brito. The ceremony will take place at the traditional Copacabana Palace hotel in Rio de Janeiro. 

The bride’s mother, Sandra Brito, told Brazilian news website G1 Wednesday that the ceremony will be small.

“Only the closest friends will be present,” she said.

She added that her daughter is set to travel to Italy Thursday to meet her fiance, but probably also to choose a wedding gown by one of the world-famous Italian designers.

Pato has to return to Brazil by late Monday, to prepare with the national team the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Paraguay, and for the Confederations Cup. Should Brazil reach the final of the Confederations Cup, the young striker would have only a week to finalise the details of his wedding.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Pato : Good Bye Maldini

Milam-Captain of AS Roma has been gift the bad present for Paolo Maldini. Totti's Goal on minute  84 make Milan lost 3-2 on the last match of Maldini. 

After make record(900 match with Milanlast week) Milan tifosi hoping a wining for the Champion League Tickets next season. This ticket will be a present for Maldini.

What we can say Milan lost from Roma who need a wining for UEFA Ticket next season. Two times Brighi and Taddei make a chance but all that was failed.

Milan was play atacking with Inzaghi ut Offside make him can't scores a goals. Roma was scores the first goals by the freekick of John Arne Risse on 36 minutes. 

At the end of first half Roma leading 1-0. 

At the 67 minutes Kaka makes a chance but AS Roma keeper can make a save. 7 minutes later Milan was scores a goals. After saves the Pippo shoot with an unexcpeted ball Ambrosini can scores a goals. 1-1

At the 79 minutes AS Roma makes a goals by Jeremy Menez. Maldini and Favali lost at speed.2-1 for Roma.

That score change just in 40 seconds because Ambrosini can scores his second  goals. This goals created by the crossing of Kaka, Ambrosini who standing free can kick the ball and scores a goals. 2-2

4 Minutes later Roma scores a goals by a free kick of Totti. 3-2 for Roma.

At the 88 minutes Ambrosini was take a red card.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Pato will Mary soon



 Milan - Striker young AC Milan, Alexandre Pato, ready to make a broken heart his fans the average woman. Male Brazilian origin soon married. 

Pato has announced his beyonce with the girlfriend, Sthefany Brito, Monday 18 May 2009. And planned, he will soon be married within 12 months. 

This is quite surprising considering the age Pato enter a new number 19. Brito also a renowned artist in Brazil, the girls are still young. 

However, as Datasport, Tuesday 19 May 2009, both are not able to do more long-distance relationship. Section, at this time Pato stay in Italy, while Brito in Brazil. 

Therefore, The Duck Brito and then apply for live in Italy. Applications made with the semi. Pato Brito came to the house and ask for permission on both parents to take the girlfriend to Pizza Affairs. 

For the wedding, planned to have two options. Namely in Brazil, or Madonna (Italy). 

If the plan is properly realized, then Pato will follow his senior , Ricardo 'Kaka' Izecson Leite. Kaka also married at the young age of the girlfriend who is also equally come from Brazil. 

At that time, Kaka had a long distance relationship with Caroline Celico. However, after having the first child is named Luca Celico Leite, both live together in Italy.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

It's Over

Udine - AC Milan failed to pursue the Inter Milan Scudetto in the struggle. Udinese's 2-1 defeat at the Friuli, Sunday (17 / 5) Milan makes no longer pursue a degree may be Series A champion Italy. 

Even hope was ranked two Klasemen also threatened. Juventus tighten a distance points with Milan when they beat Atalanta able. Opposite, Udinese hope to grab a ticket to the UEFA European season ahead. Now, they was ranked eight. 

In the duel, Milan play 4-3-1-2 formation with Clarence Seedorf half operating behind Kaka and Alexandre Pato. Meanwhile, Udinesea the 4-3-3 formation with the trident down the front line of Simone Pepe, Fabio Quagliarella and Antonio Floro Flores. 

Target achieved victory in the cage to make the host appear more aggressive. Unlike the Milan who seems to lose motivation. It is not surprising Udinese got many good opportunities in the minute-minute early. 

Pierce several times failed to hurdle Milan, their efforts finally bear results when Gaetano D'Agostino print goal from the penalty minute to-31. The host gets felt Pepe penalty followed by Paolo Maldini. 

After the goal, Udinese never stop Their pressure. Only, they still failed attacks. Position 1-0 to Udinese survive down to break. 

In the second round, Milan coach Carlo Ancelotti to change the insert with Filippo Inzaghi. Inclusion of veteran striker is expected to replace Mathieu Flamini to Milan exacerbate attacks. 

Only, they still failed to penetrate defense Udinese. Milan back even penetrated. Gol both the host produced by Christian Zapata to-59 minutes. 

The goal starting from a corner kick made by D'Agostino. Back Milan failed to beat off the ball used by Zapata. From a short distance, Zapata deliver a hard kick horrible hurdle Milan. 

Milan was the hope behind the wicket when Inzaghi break Udinese. However, the goal is clearly not because he was passed in the Offside position. 

The only goal of the Milan defeat them produce half-Massimo Ambrosini. His heading minutes on the last-minute change the position to be 2-1.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Pato ready to Scores many goals

 Milan - AC Milan will face Udinese heavier opponent. In fact, Milan need additional points in the fight in the Friuli, Sunday (17 / 5) to secure the automatic ticket to the Champions League next season. 

Milan need a victory to not more than three great. They also hope to maintain the position as the Serie A runner-up Italy. 

Challenges that you want to be striker Alexandre Pato through his goals. Therefore, he hopes played by coach Carlo Ancelotti. 

"This will be the match that difficult. This rivalry that must be won before we can get tickets to the automatic Champions League, "Pato said in an interview with the Milan Channel. 

Pato is indeed the season of impressive. Only, the performance of Brazilian stars of the future is thus declining lately. In fact, he never print a goal during the last two months. He was last wicket break when opponent slaughter Milan 5-1 Siena, 15 Mar ago. 

"It is true that I was no longer print more goals. However, I will give the best to make changes when played at Udinese. I also still respect the coach if he did not play me on some of the last, "answered. 

Pato had a topscorer notch club with 14 goals. Only the failure to make a touchdown pass  Kaka already collect 15 goals. Meanwhile, veteran striker Filippo Inzaghi Pato haunt start with 13 goals.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Milan vs Juventus 1-1

Milan - AC Milan failed same city approached rival Internazionale in Milan after Juventus 1-1 equilibration. Gol by Clarence Seedorf successfully equated Vincenco Iaquinta. 

With this result, Milan are still diffrent seven points from Internazionale milan a strong on the top Klasemen with a total of 78 points. While for Juve, with the results of this team Claudio Ranieri is also still glued on position third and four points from terpaut Milan. 

Make it to the San Siro, Monday, 11 May 2009, ambition runner up position at the end of a guarantee Klasemen bigmatch contra Juventus AC Milan take hot and interesting. David Beckham received a yellow card should have been running the match three minutes. 

Juventus successfully open the opportunity to beautiful in minutes-11. As bait to the remote area defense Milan Amauri Carvalho provide forage successfully on Christian Poulsen. Unfortunately, half-Danish fails to collect this goal. 

The old lafy is seen dominating the first round. In the minutes to-16, Juventus Milan return hurdle that threaten Zeljko Kalac be under guard. However, energy-saving action Kalac and Paolo Maldini successfully thwart efforts Marchioni. 

One minute later, Iaquinta shift that threatens Kalac. Action Iaquinta Milan in the penalty box dijepit stopped after Mathieu Flamini and Maldini. Juventus is likely to get a gift penalty. However, referee Daniele Orsato another look. 

Juve return even get a prize when the penalty Iaquinta back marking by Flamini. But again Orsato not menggubris. Despite Milan's pressure to try out, but up to 45 minutes the first round did not change the position 0-0. 

Second Round 

Entering the second round, the match lasted more interesting. Sale and purchase of both teams. Milan to open opportunities directly through Filippo Inzaghi. Unfortunately tandukan veteran striker in this 47-minute to still widen. 

Milan finally succeeded in leading the minutes to the 56-Clarence Seedorf. Half-Dutch origin is easily scores a goal wild kicking the ball while Massimo Ambrosini alter the position to be 1-0 for Milan. 

Juventus respond quickly. Four minutes intermittent, Mauro Camoranesi provide forage successfully measured the success of previous haeding by Iaquinta duel hard with Flamini. While the position 1-1. 

Milan was to be made-was when Guiseppe Favalli in usir collect referee after two yellow cards and must play with 10 players. But Milan still able to threaten through Ronaldinho and Pato. However, until after the match, 1-1 position is not changed. 

The order: 

AC Milan: Zeljko Kalac, Giuseppe Favalli, Paolo Maldini, Gianluca Zambrotta, David Beckham (Pato, 67 '), Mathieu Flamini, Massimo Ambrosini, Ricardo Kakà, Andrea Pirlo, Clarence Seedorf (Senderos, 88'), Filippo Inzaghi (Ronaldinho, 75 '). 

Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon, Zdenek Grygera, Giorgio Chiellini, Nicola Legrottaglie, Paolo De Ceglie (Zebina, 73 '), Mauro German Camoranesi, Marco Marchionni, Christian Poulsen, Cristiano Zanetti, Amauri Carvalho (Del Piero substitution, 76'), Vincenzo Iaquinta .

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Milan win againts Catania

Catania - AC Milan Inter Milan continue to haunt efforts to wrest the title in the scudetto this season. 2-0 victory when the pay a visit to Milan Catania bring stalk in the second position with 70 points. 

Shown in the Stadium Angelo Massimino, Catania headquarters, Sunday (3/5/2009) night WIB, Filippo Inzaghi break impasse in Rossneri to-26 minutes. Kaka set victory over Milan in his gol to-52 minutes. 

Milan victory bring or collect 70 points behind seven points from top clasemen Inter Milan, who the previous day 2-0 win over Lazio. 

The way the match 
Six minute walk fight, Mariano Izco threatening hurdle Milan. However his kick can be defeated by Milan goalkeeper, Dida. Brazilian goalkeeper origin is back in action to avert the backlash Ezequiel Carboni-minutes to 24. 

Milan break impasse to-26 minutes. Kaka Inzaghi to remove the bait that is in the penalty box. Without the strict escort, Super Pippo release that does not kick too hard to conquer Catania goalkeeper, Tomas Kosicky. 

Three minutes intermittent, Catania has a chance. But kicking Giuseppe Mascara can still stopped by Dida. 

Ten minutes before the pause, Inzaghi again have the opportunity. However tandukannya forward the armed victim's Andrea Pirlo still sideways. 

Rossoneri the score seven minutes after the kick through the rest were released from Kaka in the penalty box. Score 2-0 troops not make Carlo Ancelotti satisfied. Entering to-56 minutes, the onset been Marek Jankulovski can still failed by Kosicky. Three one minute, turn Dida a successful effort to thwart the Catania Takayuki Morimoto. 

In the minutes to-61, Inzaghi has a chance to bring the Milan winner. However his kick still rising above the ruler hurdle host. 

Pole double hurdle appears to counteract Milan goal earthen jar to hold water. In the minutes to-64, Inzaghi kick hit the pillar gate. One a minute, turn Kaka must be discouraged due to the gate pillar break attempts. 

Ten minutes before the dispersal, release Alexandre Pato backlash toward Catania hurdle. However, while sink Kosicky circumvent the efforts of Brazilian striker origin. 

2-0 score stand up to fight close. 

The order of the 
Catania: Kosicky; Stovini, Silvestre, Carboni (Llama 63 '), Capuano, Silvestri, Mascara (Spinesi 80'), Izco (Tedesco 46 '), Biagianti, Morimoto, Martinez 

AC Milan: Dida, Favalli, Maldini, Jankulovski, Zambrotta, Pirlo, Ambrosini, Beckham (Bonera 78 '), Seedorf, Kaka (Mattioni 88'), Inzaghi (Pato 74 ')

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Alexandre Pato has a new look


Alexandre Pato is sporting a new look after convincing his fiance Sthefany Brito to let him shave his hair.

“I was at home and I have wanted to shave my hair for a long time but she (Sthefany Brito) was not in agreement. Then I convinced her before going to the hairdresser’s,” revealed the Duck in statements to the Italian news agency “Ansa”.

Pato also spoke about Ancelotti as he believes the coach will stay in Milan after recent reports suggested that the coach will be sacked due to a dissapointing season.

“I think he will stay with us and we will win many championships, because (Ancelotti) is happy to be in Milan,” said Pato.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Milan win 3-0 againts Palermo

 Milan - AC Milan achieved victory in its own enclosure after the Palermo scores three goals without reply. Kaka stars into victory with two goals through the creation of white dots. 

In the game running on Stadiom San Siro, Sunday (26/4/2009) evening WIB, Milan appear relatively more dominant rather than guests. This can be seen from a number of opportunities that they create in the successful first and second innings. 

Consequently two goals from Kaka and a penalty from Filippo Inzaghi Milan achieve success making three points. This result makes Milan remain in second position temporarily with collections Klasemen value 67. far their pursuit of the three positions, Juventus, which at the same time in equilibrium 2-2 by Reggina. 

Meanwhile, Palermo go down to position number eight with the score 49. 

The way the match 

The match three minutes walk, Filippo Inzaghi has a direct opportunity to print a score. Receive bait breakthrough from Kaka, attacker gaek this release an effective shot. Unlucky for him, Marco Amelia still can tame the ball .

Milan eventually winning seven minutes later. As violations of Mattia Cassani Massimo Ambrosini in the penalty box, referee also directly appoint the white point. Kaka penalty which the murderer is not a waste this opportunity. Milan brought winning 1-0. 

Rossoneri successfully print on both goals to-19 minutes. Again, thanks to the role created Kaka and Ambrosini in it. Pass a one-two between them ended with a crossing Ambrosini to the far pole. There have been a direct stand Inzaghi gore without the ball can dihalau Amelia. 

Milan winning 2-0 to create more confidence. They continue to attack to defense Palermo. On 25 minutes David Beckham delivered a right-foot shot to the goalpost. But the ball bounced his kick still above the ruler. 

By the end of the first round, no more goals and create benefits for the position 2-0 Milan still stand. 

Already behind 0-2, Palermo must accept the fact bitter play with 10 men since 48 minutes. Cesare Bovo is expelled out of the field due to violations of Kaka. Bek aged 26 years take the red  card after receiving a second yellow card. 

The number of winning players, Milan more incentive to attack. Nine minutes after Bovo issued, and they print successful third goal, again through a penalty that Kaka executed. 

Penalty is given after the referee dardob Balzaretti violation against the Brazilian playmaker origin. With calm, Kaka was successful in both pan goal this rivalry. 

Beckham has a chance again on 73 minutes. Full-origin UK release this backlash from a distance, but not produce goals. His kick the ball bounced over wicket rule. 

Until the match ended there is no longer a goal and created the score 3-0 with the victory was absolutely become the property of Milan. 

The order of players: 

AC Milan: Dida, Giuseppe Favalli, Paolo Maldini, Gianluca Zambrotta, Mathieu Flamini, Andrea Pirlo, Massimo Ambrosini, David Beckham (Mathias Cardaccio 79), Kaka, Clarence Seedorf (Ronaldinho 64), Filippo Inzaghi (Andriy Shevchenko 67). 

Palermo: Marco Amelia (Samir Ujkani 64), Cesare Bovo, Simon Kjaer, Fabio Liverani, dardob Balzaretti, Mattia Cassani, Fabio Simplicio, Antonio Nocerino (Abel Hernandez 45), Giulio Migliaccio, Edison Cavani, Fabrizio Miccoli (Levan Mchedlidze 58).

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Pato doubtful play againts Palermo

 Milan - AC Milan began to compete seriously with the Juventus to reach the automatic ticket to the Champions League next season. Rossoneri tried to stabilize beruntun fourth victory stand at Palermo in San Siro, but must do so without strengthened Alexandre Pato. 

According to Il Corriere dello Sport, Pato appear doubtful after suffering injuries in the match last week that colored Milan 5-1 victory over Torino. Milan chose not to play it through with the risk. 

Ronaldinho Pato prepared after filling the position of the players appear impressive on the match against Torino. 

Coach Carlo Ancelotti is victim of long-term injury that the surge PLAYERS, from Alessandro Nesta, Christian Abbiati, Gennaro Gattuso, and Kakha Kaladze. 

Daniele Bonera doubt can also appear at the Palermo, Sunday (26 / 4) tomorrow.

Biography

Alexandre Pato started his career when he was 3 years old by playing futsal (Indoor Football). His talent was known all around the south Brazilian state of Paraná.
Many of his managers praised and offer him and then the teenager went to Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, to try out for Gremio, his favourite team as a child.
But his family thought that; if he signed for Internacional it would be better for him.
In 2001, When he is in 11; he moved and started living there with with 83 other teenagers 
who wanted to show themselves in the Internacional first team.

In 2000, When he was at the age of 3; his doctors determined e had a tumor in his arm. And if it was not remove it would become cancerous in two months.



His family couldn't afford the surgery but one of their family friend who is a doctor; operated as a volunteer for free.
This incident was very important because it happened when Alexandre was working towards a professional career with Internacional.
His nickname Alexandre Pato ("Alex the Duck"), come from the city where he was born.
Club career

Internacional

Pato started his football career at Internacional in Porto Alegre. He played in Internecional youth and senior teams between 2001 and 2007.
His first big success in November 26, 2006; Pato helped Internacional to a 4-1 win over Palmeiras. He scored one of the goals and created the other three of them.

Alexandre Pato

Name: Alexandre Rodrigues da Silva 

Born: 02/Sept/1989
Birthplace: Pato Branco, Brazil
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Footballer
Playing position: Striker 

Level of fame: Niche 

Height: 180 cm 
Weight: 71 Kg
Current Club: AC Milan 
Squad Number: 7 
European Passport: No
Previous Clubs: Internacional »» Milan (14.5 million €) 
International debut: March 2008 - vs Sweden
International Caps: 1
International Goals: 1
World Cups: None

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Is this Pato exposing himself on a webcam?

Alexandre Pato has been hailed by AC Milan teammate David Beckham as one of the brightest hopes for the future of football, but his skill on the pitch may soon be overshadowed by his tendency to get his junk out in front of a webcam.

A video on Brazil’s most popular humour blog (warning: incredibly NSFW link) suggests that the nineteen-year-old was targeted by a fake internet groupie named ‘The Blond of The Internet’. Undeterred by this ridiculously suspicious moniker, the excitable Brazilian was allegedly lured into removing his clothes during a webcam chat with said fake groupie.

It’s not 100 per cent certain that the star of this video is Pato, but we know he is partial to trawling the web for ladies: he met his WAG Stephany Brito online.

You can check out this very very NSFW link to the video if you enjoy making instantly regrettable decisions, but don’t blame us if you end up burning your laptop in a bucket afterwards.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Milan win 5-1 againts Torino

 MILAN - Rossoneri ultimately successful move from Juventus while ranking second Klasemen Serie A, after a 5-1 win over Torino telak, Monday 20 / 4 early days earlier. The veteran Filippo Inzaghi in a hat-trick in this fight. 

Through this great victory, skuad Carlo Ancelotti now has the same points with the Mrs Large, namely 64, although still disagree with the 10 points of the top stand, Inter Milan, leaving with six in the rivalry this season. 

Following the 1-1 equilibrium between Juve and Inter, Saturday 18 / 4, Milan tekadnya round to win and grab the position Juve. Inzaghi a touchdown in the opener for Milan-13 minutes to feed through a corner kick David Beckham. 

Beckham into the starting lineup after sitting in the Milan bench reserves the match in two previous, more misfortune for menyulut Il Toro. Inzaghi back successful bait crib cross and half-English menggenapkan score 37 minutes in Milan. Fight in the early innings was closed with the score 2-0 for Milan. 

Through cooperation with a neat Ronaldinho, the age of 35 years is back gag the players during the match at Torino to two new phase lasts 15 minutes. Eight minutes later, the host gets a gift penalty that Kaka executed successfully. 

Towards the end of the match, Milan rearguard bit scatterbrained. As a result, Toro kekalahannya out successfully through Ivan Franceschini right in 80 minutes. However, the attack has not been completed until the Rossoneri in situ. Massimo Ambrosini returned to Milan to be acquiring the score 5-1, right in the 90 minutes. 

Due to this defeat telak, Torino the new one win in six final fight, now is still occupying 17 positions with 27 points mengantongi. 

For Ancelotti, this is a great success in Milan which could eventually replace the Juve back to haunt strict Inter Milan. Moreover, Ancelotti previously diperingatkan club head to a place that is three positions that must be Minimun Milan, after the roost in the previous five seasons rank ago. 

Now, Milan have to fight against Juve prepare the upcoming May 10, in which the match will be a record head-to-head between the two teams on the board who is now mengantongi these same points.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Galliani worry Pato

This season a success despite no contribution from Alexandre Pato. Youth Brazilian origin that has become one of the key players. 

The opposite is also understanding the Milan will not be able to do much if Pato off. Even in the statistical record, Pato included in one of the players who often get the offense. 


Fact makes Milan vice president Adriano Gallinai little worried. He also ask the judge to protect one of the better players are young. 

"I worry that with the treatment received. Always the same story only we each pay a visit, and things that happened in Napoli and Verona in the now," said Galliani to La Gazzetta dello Sport. 

"He often intimidated in the beginning of the minute-minute and then he experienced difficulties. This is already estimated, the opponent team to play hard on it since the beginning of the match."

Top Youngster In Serie A

PaToNiSTi invites the readers to vote on who is the top young player under the age of 23 in Italy’s Serie A this year. A simple glance at the games last night will show the observer that young guns are a key part of Serie A. Marek Hamsik and Alexandre Pato scored vital goals for their respective sides, while the likes of Sebastian Giovinco are no less vital in midfield.

Indeed, perhaps due to the fact that money flows less readily than before in Italian football, primavera products are maybe more important than ever.

To this end we ask readers to select which of the following players can be considered the best of the new batch in Italy. Perhaps Mario Balotelli, the Inter forward? Or Cristian Zapata, the young Colombian defender who is being tracked by Arsenal as he continues to impress for Udinese? Here’s the list in full:

Alexandre Pato (AC Milan)
Cristian Zapata (Udinese)
Ezequiel Lavezzi (Napoli)
Fabiano Santacroce (Napoli)
Jeremy Menez (Roma)
Marek Hamsik (Napoli)
Mario Balotelli (Inter)
Mauro Zarate (Lazio)
Paolo De Ceglie (Juventus)
Sebastian Giovinco (Juventus)
Stevan Jovetic (Fiorentina)

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Chievo Verona 0-1 AC Milan


Clarence Seedorf rounded off a glorious team goal to sink struggling Chievo and strengthen AC Milan's bid for Champions League qualification.

The veteran Dutchman guided the ball past Stefano Sorrentino early in the second half after Marek Jankulovski and Filippo Inzaghi had both turned down shooting chances to set him up.

Milan did not have it all their own way, though, and boss Carlo Ancelotti had to watch most of the game from the stands after protesting too much over a first-half free-kick.

And he was forced to endure a nervous finish, Sergio Pellissier seeing what would have been an equaliser ruled out for offside and Dida brilliantly saving from Giuseppe Colucci.

Chievo started brightly and Philippe Senderos had to be alert to cut out Giampiero Pinzi's pass before it found Pellissier closing in on goal after just four minutes.

At the other end Inzaghi reacted quickest after Andrea Pirlo's free-kick deflected off the wall, but his header was off target.

Dida made his first crucial contribution to push Pinzi's header from Pellissier's cross over the bar before Ancelotti was sent from the touchline in the 37th minute.

He almost saw his side go ahead six minutes later when Sorrentino dropped Gianluca Zambrotta's cross amid a crowd of players, Santiago Morero hacking the ball away for a corner.

Milan were starting to find their rhythm and fine play from Kaka earned them a free-kick five minutes after the break.

Pirlo took the set-piece and forced an excellent low save from Sorrentino.

The Chievo goalkeeper was powerless to prevent a picture-book Milan opener in the 53rd minute, though.

Alexandre Pato raced down the left wing before passing to Jankulovski, who decided against shooting and passed to Inzaghi at the far post.

The evergreen frontman also opted not to pull the trigger, instead pulling the ball back to Seedorf on the edge of the area whose precise shot beat Sorrentino.

Chievo showed real spirit in their attempts to get back on level terms and Giuseppe Favalli had to clear hurriedly after Dida had spilt a Colucci shot.

Pellissier then found the net from a free-kick in the 66th minute, but the effort was disallowed as both Santiago Morero and Erjon Bogdani were in offside positions.

Andrea Mantovani kept Chievo in the contest when he cut out Kaka's cross, heading the ball narrowly over his own crossbar with Sorrentino nowhere.

And that intervention might have proved crucial were it not for a splendid late save from Dida.

Four minutes after Pellissier had fired a left-footed shot just over his crossbar, the Brazilian did superbly to deny Colucci after the Chievo man had found himself in space on the edge of the area.

But that chance with 12 minutes remaining was Chievo's last of the game as Milan closed out the win and strengthened their grip on third place.

Friday, April 10, 2009

About Alexandre Pato

Alexandre Rodrigues da Silva (born September 2, 1989, in Pato Branco, Paraná), better known as Alexandre Pato, is a Brazilian Football (soccer) positions striker who plays for AC Milan. He had previously played for Sport Club Internacional between 2001 and 2007 for both the youth club and the senior team. In August 2007 he signed a contract with AC Milan. One of his nicknames, The Duck, comes from the city where he was born, Pato Branco (which translates as White Duck). His playing style and technique have also earned him the nickname of “The New Ronaldo”.
Early life

Alexandre started playing indoor football (futsal) in his hometown at the age of 3. Soon his ability became known all around the south Brazilian state of Paraná and, after being praised by many of his managers, the teenager went to Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, to try out for Gremio, his favourite team as a child. However, his family decided that he should sign for Sport Club Internacional. In 2001, at the age of 11, he moved there and started sharing housing with 83 other teenagers that, much like him, wanted to make a name for themselves in the Inter first team.
Career

After a contract settlement that boosted the player’s salary from R$3,000 to R$25,000 and extended his stay until 2009 with a release fee of $35 million, Pato was finally considered ready to start a game in the Brazilian football league.

On his first team debut, at the age of 17, Pato helped Internacional to a 4-1 win over Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras on November 26, 2006. Pato had 3 assists and scored a goal. His appearance put the spotlight on the young player and created expectations and comparisons with another southern Brazilian superstar, FC Barcelona player Ronaldinho.

Pato scored Sport Club Internacional’s first goal of the FIFA Club World Cup on December 13 in the semi-final game against Al-Ahly, helping the team win 2-1 and a spot in the final. He was taken off the field during the second half because of cramp in his right leg and his substitute scored the second, and winning goal, of the game.

Before his team’s match against Barcelona in the final of the competition, Barça’s Brazilian star Ronaldinho identified Pato as a player to watch in Brazilian football. Pato failed to impress during the match and was substituted before teammate Carlos Adriano de Souza Vieira scored the winner, ensuring the title for Internacional.

He helped Brazil national football team win the 2007 South American Youth Championship in Paraguay, which qualified the country for both the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada and the Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. He was Brazil’s leading scorer in the tournament with three goals.

Pato was linked to several high profile clubs including AC Milan, Benfica, Juventus, F.C. Internazionale Milano, Liverpool F.C., Chelsea F.C. and Arsenal F.C..

AC Milan officially confirmed the signing of Pato on August 2, 2007. The transfer fee paid amounts to the minimum fee clause in Pato’s contract with SC Internacional, US$ 20 million. Due to Italian football regulations that state non-EU minors may not be registered in Italy, Pato will not be able to play official matches for Milan until January 3, 2008, when the Italian transfer window (and registration) reopens. However, AC Milan will be allowed to include the player in exhibition matches and training beginning September 3, 2007, one day after his 18th birthday. Pato made his non-competitive debut against FC Dynamo Kyiv on the 7th of September 2007 and scored a header.

He was voted best under 20 talent in the world in Match! magazine and World Soccer in September 2007.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Relationship between Carlo Ancelotti and Dunga turns sour

Dunga has been a raising hairs everywhere since taking over the Brazilian team and this time it is Milan and Carlo Ancelotti that has been caught in the crossfire.

AC Milan has openly criticised Dunga for causing the ongoing saga over Kaka’s injury after reports surfaced that Kaka was not happy with the Milan doctors. 

“In six days with the Brazilian team doctors I have improved more than in five weeks with those of Milan,” Kaka stated in an interview when he was in Brazil.

However, Gatusso and Milan believe that Kaka did not say such a thing and Dunga is the person behind it all. 

“The controversy on the evolution of his injury was started by Dunga, not Kaka. I know players of other teams who choose Milan Lab to come and cure themselves, and this says it all. The daily report of our injuries goes through the hands of Adriano Galliani every day, and he’s very precise and very present, therefore there are no problems,” stated Gatusso.

“The only problem about Kaka was that of time, as it was predicted that he could return in 15 days, but then, as it happens every day to those who work in any company, the injury, in his case the pain, was not solved in the expected times. That’s all,” concluded Gattuso

Carlo Ancelotti has also spoken out about how he is surprised that Dunga is not playing Pato more and the lack of communication for the Brazilian coach.

“I was unpleasantly surprised by how little Dunga uses him. At the start he didn’t play much with us either, but he lacked experience. However, he slowly worked his way into the team and now he’s doing very well,” said Ancelotti.

“Also in this case I want to tell Dunga that if he wants to know about a player’s condition, he should contact me, like Lippi always does,” added an angry Ancelotti.

AC Milan Chief Leonardo has been quick to insist that the friendship between Dunga and Milan is still very strong.

“What happened with the coach of Brazil in recent days is due to a lack of communication,” said Leonardo. “Our relationship with the Brazilian national team is really good, there will be more and more communication.”

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Interview with Alexandre Pato


FIFA.com: Looking back to where it all began, you made your first start for Internacional in the Brazilian championship at 17. Was that a dream come true?
Pato: My first competitive game ended up being a victory that I played a big role in. I made an assist for the team and scored my first goal. My debut remains a wonderful memory.

A few weeks later, in Japan, you started against Ahly Sporting Club in the semi-final of the FIFA Club World Cup. Aged just 17 years and 102 days, you became the youngest player to score in a senior FIFA competition, beating the record set by a certain Pele. What did that mean to you?
It was huge. A month after making my debut, I heard people talking about my performances, saying: ‘Pato has scored so many goals so young. He’s a new phenomenon.’ What was happening to me was flattering and exceptional. But reputation isn’t enough alone; you also need luck and I had that too, given I went to Japan with one of the best clubs around at the time, Internacional.

You have scored a lot of goals but you also excel with your final ball. Do you see yourself more as a team player or an individual talent?
I always want to score. I repeat that over and over to myself in my head. But, if I can’t manage to score goals, I need to extend myself to help my team. Football is a game of 11 players and if we don’t help each other out, we don’t get anywhere. If we play together, the goals come naturally.

Inter, Chelsea and Real Madrid were all interested in signing you, so why did you join AC Milan?
My choice was influenced by my family and my agent. Lots of Brazilians play at the club, such as Emerson, who I already knew. When I announced my decision to my parents, they told me: ‘Off you go, we’re certain you’ll have a fantastic career.’

You joined Milan in summer 2007, but the rules stopped you from making your debut until the following year. How hard was that to live with?
Those four months without playing allowed me to get integrated into the squad. I took part in all the training sessions and all the away trips. I was able to soak in Italian football. After that, 2008 was a total pleasure on a personal front. I made my debut in my new colours, I scored my first goals and I kept progressing. Next year, I hope we go far in the UEFA Cup and that we’ll play in the Champions League next season.

You are surrounded by Brazilians at Milan. Has that made it easier for you to settle in?
When I arrived, I didn’t speak Italian. The Brazilians at the club, among others, have been incredible in helping me settle, both in sporting and non-sporting terms. To this day, we still dine together often and share the same pursuits.

One of those Brazilian players was, of course, Ronaldo, with whom you played last year. You have never hidden your admiration for him.
To play alongside him was a moment I will carry in my heart for the rest of my life. When I was a kid, out on the pitch I always used to say to my friends ‘I’m Ronaldo, I’m Ronaldo,’ while wearing the shirt of my idol. I hope to have a career as successful as his.

Moving on to the national team, with just one defeat and the best defence in South America, how do you think the remainder of your qualifying campaign for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ will go?
Right now, Brazil are in a good position to qualify. We’re second, six points behind the leaders. Paraguay have played some really good football and taken some very important points from difficult matches. For our part, we’ve dropped lots of points at home. Every home game is a challenge for our opponents. They’re spurred on by the stakes and always want to outdo themselves because they’re up against Brazil. As for us, we need to constantly give everything, particularly for all the people who support us. That’s why every single one of my call-ups gives me joy and pride.

Your life has also been marked by some less than joyous events. At the age of ten, you were diagnosed with a tumour. How did you cope with that difficult period?
It was very painful. After the operation, another complication was discovered. I had to have several injections. It’s an ordeal that is part of who I am because my mother was alongside me and we both cried together. It was really difficult. That chapter in my life made me grow up and the support of my family was crucial.

On a more positive note, how are you coping with your increasing popularity?
When I see all these people asking me for a photo or an autograph, it makes me happy. Not so long ago, I also wanted to get souvenirs of my idols. So I understand and I don’t want to disappoint them, especially when we’re talking about children. And when I hear my name being chanted in the stands, it fires me up to give even more on the pitch.

What are your personal goals with both club and country?
With AC Milan, my target is to win as many trophies as possible in Italy and on the international stage. With Brazil, it’s to be crowned world champion! I also want to become the best player in the world.

Lastly, lots of Brazilian players have their own unique move, such as the ‘elastico’ perfected by Ronaldinho. Are you working on one yourself?
Now that I’m playing with Ronaldinho, it’s easy for me to draw inspiration from him. As for the move, one day perhaps! The thing that characterises me most is probably the dribble at speed. Perhaps that will end up being called a Pato (laughs).
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Friday, April 3, 2009

Pato touched by the fans at the Beira-Rio Stadium

Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre is the home ground of the Brazilian club Internacional. As a former Internacional player, Pato expressed that he will never forget his return to the stadium when Brazil played Peru.Pato was the player that everyone wanted to see and the fans made this clear from the very start. The fans chanted Pato’s name throughout the game and as the clock was ticking down the crowd was getting frustrated and took their anger out on Robinho everytime the player made a mistake. When Dunga finally made the substitution to put Pato on in place of Robinho, the fans reaction was like a goal scoring celebration.“I was very happy with the affection of all. They are moments that I will remember for the rest of life. I received much affection. It was perfect. It was like returning to play for Inter,” said Pato.Over the three days that the Brazilian team were in Porto Alegre, the fans created posters and banners of Alexandre Pato. His photos were hung up on windows and every where Pato went there were screams of excitement, especially during the training sessions.“I could feel the crowd next to me, shouting my name. I will not ever forget it,” expressed Pato.Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre is the home ground of the Brazilian club Internacional. As a former Internacional player, Pato expressed that he will never forget his return to the stadium when Brazil played Peru.

Pato was the player that everyone wanted to see and the fans made this clear from the very start. The fans chanted Pato’s name throughout the game and as the clock was ticking down the crowd was getting frustrated and took their anger out on Robinho everytime the player made a mistake. When Dunga finally made the substitution to put Pato on in place of Robinho, the fans reaction was like a goal scoring celebration.

“I was very happy with the affection of all. They are moments that I will remember for the rest of life. I received much affection. It was perfect. It was like returning to play for Inter,” said Pato.

Over the three days that the Brazilian team were in Porto Alegre, the fans created posters and banners of Alexandre Pato. His photos were hung up on windows and every where Pato went there were screams of excitement, especially during the training sessions.

“I could feel the crowd next to me, shouting my name. I will not ever forget it,” expressed Pato.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

The fans call for Pato and so does Dunga

Brazil bounced back from a poor performance against Ecuador to down Peru 3-0 in a match the coach described as tepid.

“Maybe if the opposition was stronger, the crowd would have been more excited,” said Dunga. “As we scored the goals quickly, the game became a bit tepid.”

This may have explained why Dunga replaced Robinho for former Internacional player and crowd favourite Alexandre Pato. The fans were chanting Pato’s name from the very start and demanded Dunga put him. However, they had to wait until the 69th minute which probably explains why they weren’t excited for most of the game.

When Pato entered the field, the Stadium of Beira-Rio vibrated from the excitement of the fans who finally got their wish. It has been Patomania for the last three days with posters and banners of Pato being displayed during the teams training sessions in Porto Alegra. Pato was like a pop star when he played for Internacional and judging by the fans reactions last night it seems like he still is.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Alexandre Pato hoping to play against Peru


Alexandre Pato did not feature in the World Cup qualifier against Ecuador and this may be the reason why the Selecao only managed a draw. Brazil will now face Peru tomorrow at the Biera Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre and pato is hoping to bring back some good memories.

Pato’s debut for International and the beginning of his professional career was at Biera Rio Stadium so he is hoping to re-live the moment with Brazil. Described as one of the greatest revelations of International in recent years, Pato hit the net 12 times in 27 games before being hired by Milan in 2007.

“I work hard for a chance to play at Beira-Rio. It is an important game for me. I see the stadium full of Inter fans. I go to the game hoping to play so that I can return the affection that the fans have given me for a long time,” said Pato.

Although Pato is the top scorer for his club, he has not been Dunga’s first choice so it will be unlikely that he will start but lets hope Pato comes in as a Substitution and scores within the first few minutes just like Batista did in the last game.


Alexandre Pato did not feature in the World Cup qualifier against Ecuador and this may be the reason why the Selecao only managed a draw. Brazil will now face Peru tomorrow at the Biera Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre and pato is hoping to bring back some good memories. 

Pato’s debut for International and the beginning of his professional career was at Biera Rio Stadium so he is hoping to re-live the moment with Brazil. Described as one of the greatest revelations of International in recent years, Pato hit the net 12 times in 27 games before being hired by Milan in 2007.

“I work hard for a chance to play at Beira-Rio. It is an important game for me. I see the stadium full of Inter fans. I go to the game hoping to play so that I can return the affection that the fans have given me for a long time,” said Pato.

Although Pato is the top scorer for his club, he has not been Dunga’s first choice so it will be unlikely that he will start but lets hope Pato comes in as a Substitution and scores within the first few minutes just like Batista did in the last game.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Inside Pato’s Home


The third episode of ‘On the road with Galvão” will feature Alexandre Pato. The show will be aired this Sunday on Brazilian TV so most of us will miss out but hopefully we can get a clip for this site.

In an interview with Galvão Bueno, The Duck talks about his romance with Stefany Brito and shows exclusive photos of the couple. He also opens the doors to his Milan apartment in an area where he shares with most of his Milan team mates. Pato reveals more then ten players that live in the area and I bet you they get together everynight for a game of FIFA.

Pato also talks about his childhood and publicly thanks the doctor that cured him from the dangerous tumor in his neck.

Milan’s Wonderkid Pato: ” We will be back to the Champions League Next Year”

It seems that the champions league has become an obsession rather than just a desire for Pato. He has declared that he wants to lift Milan back to the top of the world. The Brazilian Wonder kid, who has scored 12 goals this season, is touted to be the next big thing in football. It’s easy to see why he’s rated that highly when one looks at the brilliant performances he has done this year.

Interviewed by the Gazzetta, Pato talked about Milan’s Situation, his fellow teammates, his role model, and Milan’s long rival Inter Milan.

The interview with Pato started with the reporter telling Pato that Milan’s upcoming games against Siena isn’t hard and isn’t vital for qualifying for the champions league, however Pato thought otherwise and had this to say about the subject: ” You’re wrong, te trip to Siena is really important for us and we are ready to win against Siena backing our win against Atalanta. The important thing is to not look at the mistakes; we should hold our heads up high and look into the future.”

When asked about Milan’s season and how does he rate his performance for this year, he said the following:” Milan’s season wasn’t good, we got kicked out of the Scudetto race, Coppa Italia, and the Uefa Cup”. We suffered a lot this season, especially against teams like Torino, Genoa and Lecce. We should have been more vital and determined in front of the goal, especially me. About his performance: “I leave the ratings for you. I have 12 goals this season in the league; I try to give the best performance possible.

Talking about his role model, Ronaldo, Pato was delighted that Ronaldo came back to his scoring ways: ” I was in front of the tv and I enjoyed it a lot. I’m really glad for him since he really suffered a lot and totally deserved this.”. The reported tried to put Pato in a critical situation when he[Reporter] told him[Pato] that Ronaldo was overweight, Pato’s response came quick and smart: If he is in this weight and he’s scoring imagine how he would be when he is in his best physical shape. Ronaldo is a role model for me, he suffered a lot of serious injuries but always came back; it’s something hard to believe.” Pato added the following about Ronaldo and Brazil: Ronaldo gave a lot to Brazil, but I do believe he can still give more. In Brazil there are several special players, but Ronaldo is a phenomenon.”

The reporter asked Pato about Milan’s goals, who were quite big at the beginning, but now have slimmed down to a Champions League Spot: ” Milan has won a lot, the fans and the critics are used to seeing Milan win which is a normal thing, but we will be back to the Champions League and we’re going there to win it all; in a nutshell we have to open a new round.”

About the champions league exit of the Italian club, Pato’s answer was direct and easy: “The English teams that faced the Italian teams are stronger, that’s the explanation of the matter.” Pato then continued his interview first talking about Balotteli’s condition after the Manchester United loss, saying:” I heard he was really disappointed.” He then talked about the much controversial “Special One”: He talked to me after the derby, for me he seems to be a good guy, but I dont know…”

Pato then said that either Barcelona or Manchester United will win the champions league, he also said that Barcelona are great, performance wise, but he prefers Real Madrid.

He then talked about his 4 teammates: Kaka’, Inzaghi, Ronaldinho, and Beckham:

About Kaka’, Pato said: “I run with the ball really fast, but Kaka’ runs really fast with the ball stuck to his feet, he really impresses me.”

Then, Pato spoke about Inzaghi, saying:” You should always study Inzaghi’s moves in the penalty area, he’s stronger than ever, and I need to learn to take eveyr ball in the penalty zone like Pippo.”

About Ronaldinho: “There’s no secret but you have to know when to move when the ball is in Dinho’s possession, when he’s got the ball you have to be in the right place at the right time; he also helps me a lot.”

Then Pato spoke a little about Becks: “His set pieces are really dangerous and he knows how to pass the ball always, also his crossed balls that turn in front of the strikers’ heads are awesome.”

The reporter than told Pato that: They say in addition to being good in the field you have to be also strong driving your car, Pato answered: I always respect the speed limits, but I did get a fine one time.” The reporter was quick to ask what that ticket was: In the parking space I was an idiot, I left the car at the airport and when I came back the car had been taken by the police; I’ve became better now.”

The interview was coming to an end when the reporter asked Pato about his message to the Milan Fans: “I can’t help but thank them, we haven’t been alright lately but they have always been with us which is really important. I repeat we will go back to the Champions League next year and after that next season we will do our best to win everything.” The reporter asked if those achievements would be with Carlo or someone else, Pato answered:” You’re Kidding? Yes, with Ancelotti. There’s no better coach out there”.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Alexandre Pato is better than Mario Balotelli says Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti has hit back at claims that Milan do not develop their younger players and for having a squad that is too old to compete against top class teams. Well I must agree that Milan is too old when you think about players like the Puma and most of the players in the Milan defense. However, Milan do have a lot of young talent and one of them is Alexandre Pato who at only 19 years old has already become an important player for Milan. Pato has netted 17 goals for Milan this season and the coach believes that he has the best young talent on his team.

“Well, there is no one player around like Pato,” Ancelotti told Corierre dello Sport. When asked about “Mario Balotelli?” No. He is not even like Pato,” reponded the coach

Carlo Ancelotti has been in a constant verbal banter with Inter’s coach Jose Mourinho and I don’t think the recent comments will help with their relationship but who can blame Ancelotti for telling the truth.

Even Mourinho is not a fan of Balotelli and there has been speculation that Super Mario will be sold in the summer.

“Mario is not indolent. He is a nice lad, but I don’t like what he is bringing to the team right now and how he works during the week. It is not laziness, but nor is it the right attitude for a young player who wants to make his mark,” said Jose.

“This is an important club and he has to change his approach, because there are so many talents here and a Coach has to be honest and give the chances to those who deserve them,” he added.

Well we’re not too sure if Jose Mourinho will be with Inter next season as the ‘Special One’ has stated that he will only stay if they get rid of the players over 30.

“With four more over 30s I wouldn’t stay here but with four top players I would accept the challenge,” said the former Chelsea boss.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Pato and Brazil team arrive in Rio de Janiero

Pato and the rest of the Brazilian team arrived in Rio de Janiero where they will be training at the Granja Comary training centre. The team will face Ecuador and Peru in the World Cup qualifiers over the next few days. Hopefully Dunga will give Pato more game time unlike he did earlier in the year when Brazil faced Italy at the Emirates, Pato was only given six minutes when he came on for Adriano at the end of game.

The choice should be simple for Dunga as Pato has already netted 17 goals this season, which is more than any other striker in the Selecao. However, Pato is not concerned about his position in the starting line-up and knows that his hard work will pay off.

“I am very quiet with my position in the Selecao. I am enjoying the work that I’m doing in Milan and with that I can win a chance here in the Selecao. We have great players in attack and they’re all here to do their best for the team. We know the importance of wearing the shirt of the Selecao,” said Pato.

Pato is the youngest player in the Selecao at only 19 years old but has already played alongside the best such as Ronaldo, Kaka and Ronaldinho.

“I am only 19 years old but I am working with players who are among the best in the world. I’m doing my job and have learnt a lot in Europe. I live almost six hours a day with players who are my idols,” added Pato.

Despite his friendship with Kaka and Ronaldinho who are also in the Selecao, Pato has pointed out that Emerson has helped him a lot at Milan

“He (Emerson) is a very important person to me. He helped me a lot, did many things for me. I am very grateful to him. He teachers me to work hard and to do my best in training. He teaches me to take advantage of my speed, which is what I have to better. He helps me a lot, gives me advice. And takes a little pressure off me,” said Pato.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Draw VS Napoli

Alexandre Pato has failed to bring AC Milan win againts Napoli because he hasn't scores a goal

Saturday, March 21, 2009

About Pato

Full name: Alexandre Rodrigues da Silva

D.O.B: 02/09/1989

Place of birth: Pato Branco, Brazil

Height: 1.79 m

Position: Striker

Current Club: AC Milan

Number: 7

Goals this season: 17

Thursday, March 19, 2009

vs Napoli

Alexandre Pato wants to scres goals to bring AC Milan win againts Napoli

Monday, March 16, 2009

Pato says Ronaldo can still play for Brazil

Alexandre Pato is a huge fan of Ronaldo and has been following his idol since his return to football. Ronaldo has already scored two goals in three matches and has been a huge impact on the team after his second goal clinched a win for the Corinthians against Sao Caetano.

“I saw the last performance of it on television,” stated Pato. “I am very happy for him because he suffered several very serious injuries but has always managed to recover and return.” 

He is an incredible person,” added Pato.

Pato also believes that Ronaldo still has a lot to offer and can make a difference in the Selecao. 

“He has already done a lot for the Seleçao, but I think he could still give his contribution,” said Pato on an interview with La Gazzetta Dello Sport. “Brazil have many champions, but there is only one Phenomenon. Ronaldo is an idol and an example for me.”