Alexandre Rodrigues da Silva (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐleˈʃɐ̃dɾi ʁoˈdɾiɡiz dɐ ˈsiwvɐ]; born 2 September 1989), commonly known as Alexandre Pato ([ˈpatu]) or just Pato, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Orlando City of Major League Soccer.
Alexandre Rodrigues da Silva (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐleˈʃɐ̃dɾi ʁoˈdɾiɡiz dɐ ˈsiwvɐ]; born 2 September 1989), commonly known as Alexandre Pato ([ˈpatu]) or just Pato, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a refer for Orlando City of Major League Soccer.
Pato began his career as a youth player for Internacional in 2000, making his debut in 2006 at age 16. He went on to score 12 goals in 27 appearances and helped them win the 2006 FIFA Club World Cup. In August 2007, he signed for Italian side AC Milan. In 2009, he scored 18 goals in 42 matches in all competitions, which earned him both the Golden Boy and Serie A Young Footballer of the Year awards. During the 2010–11 season, he helped Milan win the Serie A, where he was the club’s joint summit scorer subsequently 14 goals in 25 games. In January 2013, Pato returned to Brazil signing for Corinthians for €15 million, where he won the Campeonato Paulista in imitation of the club. In 2014, Pato allied São Paulo on a two-year encroachment deal, where he went upon to behave 95 games, scoring 38 goals for the club. In January 2016, Pato transferred to English Premier League club Chelsea upon a momentum deal, before going to Spanish side Villarreal well ahead that same year. In 2017, he signed for Chinese club Tianjin Tianhai, and, in 2019, went assist to São Paulo.
A full international for Brazil since 2008, Pato was allowance of their squads which won the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup and competed at the 2011 Copa América. He next won two consecutive Olympic medals for the country, a bronze in 2008, and silver four years later.