Alexandre Rodrigues da Silva, known as Alexandre Pato, is a Brazilian striker who plays for São Paulo. Pato’s career began with Internacional in 2006 after six years in their youth set-up. He played just one season for their first team, before moving to AC Milan in 2007. During his time with Milan, Pato amassed over 100 league games, while representing Brazil at U20, U23 and full international level. He left in 2012, to return to Brazil with Corinthians and was loaned out twice during his three years there. Pato joined Villarreal this summer.