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Italy's soccer players can heal the "suffering" caused by the country's match-fixing scandal by winning Euro 2012, says AC Milan star Alexandre Pato.

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Euro 2012 'can ease Italy's problems'updated: Wed Jun 27 2012 09:42:00

Milan striker Alexandre Pato tells CNN that success at Euro 2012 can lift Italian soccer after its match-fixing scandals.

SI.com: Georgina Turner: AC Milan vs. Arsenal play-by-play analysisupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 10:09:00

"The system rewards the audacious away from home." So says the Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, hoping to bag a goal or two at the San Siro and set up a slightly more relaxed return leg in north London (where Milan failed to score against Tottenham Hotspur last year). Milan's last home Champions League game was a see-sawing 2-3 defeat to Barcelona, while Arsenal's previous travels took them to Greece, where Olympiacos took advantage of a weakened side. This time Wenger will have added audacity in the shape of Robin van Persie and Thierry Henry, while Milan have Alexandre Pato and Kevin Prince-Boateng back from injury.

Lazio on top as Milan's winning run endsupdated: Sat Nov 19 2011 17:25:00

Lazio went top of Italy's Serie A on Saturday despite drawing 0-0 at fifth-placed Napoli, as champions AC Milan also dropped points.

Damiao strikes as Brazil beat Ghanaupdated: Mon Sep 05 2011 17:48:00

Leonardo Damiao grabbed his first international goal as Brazil beat 10-man Ghana 1-0 in a friendly held in London.

Milan edge out Inter in Italian Super Cupupdated: Sat Aug 06 2011 12:44:00

Goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Kevin-Prince Boateng earned reigning Serie A champions AC Milan a 2-1 victory over local rivals Internazionale in the Italian Super Cup played at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing on Saturday.

Brazil pays penalty for Copa America exitupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 08:56:00

Holders Brazil were knocked out of the Copa America Sunday, after a woeful penalty shoot-out display against Paraguay in Argentina.

Brazil defeat Ecuador to proceed to quarterfinalsupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 06:00:00

Brazil secured their first win of the 2011 Copa America with a 4-2 victory against Ecuador on Wednesday to seal their progression to the quarterfinals of the competition in Argentina.

Brazil held by Venezuela in Copa Americaupdated: Sun Jul 03 2011 22:44:00

Brazil announced their arrival at this year's Copa America tournament in Argentina Sunday with a disappointing goal-less draw against Venezuela.

Robinho double helps champions Milan rebound; Lille win French Cupupdated: Sat May 14 2011 18:13:00

AC Milan bounced back from the disappointment of missing out on a domestic double by beating Cagliari 4-1 on Saturday, with Robinho scoring twice.

Ronaldo hat-trick keeps faint Real Madrid hopes aliveupdated: Tue May 10 2011 21:21:00

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his second hat-trick in successive matches to help Real Madrid thrash city neighbors Getafe 4-0 on Tuesday and keep alive their slim hopes of winning the Spanish Primera Liga title.

Pato's derby double gives Milan title edge over 10-man Interupdated: Sat Apr 02 2011 17:26:00

AC Milan took a giant step toward wresting the Italian Serie A title off Internazionale after Alexandre Pato scored twice in Saturday's 3-0 derby victory at the San Siro, which ended with both teams reduced to 10 men.

Goalless draw enough to put Tottenham into quartersupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 17:15:00

Tottenham Hotspur are through to the quarterfinals of the European Champions League after a 0-0 draw at home to AC Milan gave them a 1-0 aggregate win on Wednesday.

Pato's magic puts Milan five points clearupdated: Mon Feb 28 2011 18:03:00

AC Milan moved five points clear in Italy's Serie A after a 3-0 win at home to title rivals Napoli on Monday.

Ranieri quits as Roma coach after fourth successive defeatupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 06:38:00

Claudio Ranieri has resigned as AS Roma coach following the Italian Serie A side blew a three-goal lead to lose 4-3 at Genoa on Sunday.

Real Madrid and Barca both win semifinalsupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 17:57:00

Real Madrid and Barcelona remain on course to face each other in the final of the Spanish Cup after both claimed semifinal first leg victories on Wednesday.

Milan's Serie A lead cut by Napoli after eight-goal thrillerupdated: Sun Jan 09 2011 18:20:00

AC Milan's Italian league lead was trimmed to four points after Sunday's 4-4 draw with Udinese, as Napoli took advantage with a 3-0 trouncing of Juventus to climb up to second.

New Real Madrid role for legend Zidane; Milan lose Inzaghi and Patoupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 14:47:00

French footballing legend Zinedine Zidane has been appointed as "presidential advisor" to Real Madrid's first team, working alongside head coach Jose Mourinho.

Barcelona beat Valencia; AC Milan go top of Serie Aupdated: Sat Oct 16 2010 18:01:00

Barcelona produced a masterful second-half display to come from behind and defeat Valencia 2-1 at the Nou Camp on Saturday.

Alves and Pato on target again as Brazil beat Ukraine in friendlyupdated: Mon Oct 11 2010 17:51:00

Brazil warmed up for next month's clash against Argentina with a 2-0 win over Ukraine in another friendly international on Monday night.

SI.com: Steve Davis: U.S. team no match for new-look Brazilupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 23:42:00

All that rhythmic, entertaining samba soccer that we missed so much from Brazil under Dunga's oppressive rule wasn't lost after all. It was only temporarily misplaced.

Milan finish season with comfortable winupdated: Sat May 15 2010 18:23:00

Leonardo left his position as AC Milan coach on a high on Saturday night, as the Brazilian guided the Rossoneri to a comfortable 3-0 Serie A victory over Juventus.

SI.com: Gabriele Marcotti: Injuries, age have caught up to AC Milanupdated: Mon Mar 15 2010 09:50:00

Enough is enough. For years AC Milan has followed the same mantra: We're very close, we just need a couple of tweaks and we'll be in with a shot.

Last-gasp Pato hands Milan vital victoryupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 18:52:00

AC Milan have moved up to second place in the Italian Serie A table, just four points behind city rivals Inter, after Brazilian international Alexandre Pato scored a last-gasp winner to give them a 2-1 victory at Fiorentina.

Huntelaar double helps Milan go secondupdated: Fri Feb 12 2010 17:48:00

A double from Klass-Jan Huntelaar saw AC Milan warm up for next week's Champions League clash with Manchester United by defeating Udinese 3-2 at the San Siro, a result that moves them up to second place in the Serie A table.

Beckham returns to help AC Milan claim emphatic victory over Genoaupdated: Wed Jan 06 2010 17:09:00

David Beckham returned to the AC Milan team to help inspire them to an emphatic 5-2 victory over Genoa on Wednesday which kept up the pressure up on Italian Serie A leaders Inter Milan.

SI.com: World Soccer: Can AC Milan afford for ex-star Ronaldinho to deliver?updated: Tue Dec 15 2009 12:59:00

Is Ronaldinho finally about to deliver? When the Brazilian ace was formally "presented" to the AC Milan faithful last year, he was greeted at the San Siro like some sort of all-conquering hero, wooed by pulsating samba rhythms, a firework display and a 30,000-strong crowd.

Juve thump Sampdoria to go secondupdated: Wed Oct 28 2009 18:56:00

Juventus moved within a point of Serie A leaders Inter Milan as they hammered Sampdoria 5-1 on Wednesday night to leapfrog their opponents into second place in Italy.

Pato nets double as Milan win Bernabeu thrillerupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 11:05:00

Brazilian Alexandre Pato scored twice as AC Milan stunned Real Madrid 3-2 in a thriller at the Bernabeu to get their Champions League Group C challenge back on track.

SI.com: World Soccer: Serie A unwilling to drop veterans to find new talentupdated: Fri Aug 21 2009 12:39:00

What do the following have in common: keeper Vincenzo Fiorillo (Sampdoria), fullback Francesco Renzetti (Genoa), center-half Giuseppe Bellusci (Catania), midfielders Fabio Sciacca (Catania) and Andrea Poli (Sampdoria), and strikers Abel Hernández (Palermo), Guido Marilungo (Sampdoria) and Alberto Paloschi (Parma)?

Five British-based players in Brazil squadupdated: Thu May 21 2009 16:45:00

Manchester City duo Elano and Robinho are among five British-based players named in the Brazil squad for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers and the Confederations Cup.

Beckham and Milan slip to fresh defeatupdated: Sun Mar 01 2009 16:41:00

David Beckham's AC Milan capped a disappointing week with a 2-1 defeat at Sampdoria which leaves them 12 points adrift of arch-rivals Inter in the Serie A title race and looking over their shoulders as they bid to seal a Champions League spot.

SI.com: Gregory Sica: 10 future stars at the U-20 South American Championshipupdated: Wed Jan 28 2009 14:32:00

Over the years, the Under-20 South American Championship has been used as a highly effective market platform for future prospects to showcase their skills in an attempt to attract lucrative contracts with top European clubs.

Beckham starts as Milan secure Roma drawupdated: Sun Jan 11 2009 16:57:00

David Beckham made a surprise start for AC Milan as they were held 2-2 by AS Roma in the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday night.

SI.com: Greg Lalas: The first annual U.S. soccer fan's almanac for 2009updated: Mon Jan 05 2009 19:15:00

One of my New Year's resolutions was to shed some of my soccer geekiness. No more whole Saturdays spent watching the English Premier League in the morning, Spain's La Liga in the afternoon, MLS at night. No more work e-mails ignored in favor of reading the du Nord blog. No more surfing YouTube for videos of goals interred in my memory.

Milan held to late draw by battling Torinoupdated: Mon Nov 24 2008 06:21:00

AC Milan missed the chance to close to within a point of Inter Milan at the top of Serie A as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Torino on Sunday night.

Late own goal puts Milan top of Serie Aupdated: Sun Nov 02 2008 16:44:00

AC Milan went top of Serie A for the first time this season after a late own-goal by Argentine forward German Denis gave them a 1-0 victory over 10-man Napoli at the San Siro on Sunday.

SI.com: Tim Vickery: With South American talent, reevaluation sometimes neededupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 15:36:00

The highlight of covering soccer in South America has always been getting an early glimpse at the youngsters destined to become household names. It's like going to the movies and getting a sneak peak at the most anticipated coming attractions.

Juventus suffer shock defeat to Palermoupdated: Sun Oct 05 2008 17:03:00

Turin giants Juventus were beaten at home by Palermo for the first time in 47 years to leave them struggling in 11th place in the Serie A standings after six rounds.

Brazil beat nine-man Belgium in Shenyangupdated: Thu Aug 07 2008 11:52:00

Brazil opened their Olympic football campaign with an unconvincing 1-0 win over Belgium who ended Thursday's match in Shenyang with only nine men.

Milan in a messupdated: Thu Apr 03 2008 13:02:00

As we focus our attention on the Champions League Quarter Finals, which will be decided over the next week, it would be an opportune time to look at what is going on with the team who won the competition last season.

SI.com: World Soccer: Hugely hyped Pato has shown flashes of a big futureupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 11:53:00

As first nights go, it could hardly have been more impressive.

Arsenal send holders Milan crashing outupdated: Tue Mar 04 2008 17:30:00

Arsenal dumped holders AC Milan out of the Champions League in the San Siro with late goals from Cesc Fabregas and Emmanuel Adebayor securing a 2-0 win and a place in the quarterfinals.

Injured Kaka to miss Brazil friendlyupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 12:23:00

World player of the year Kaka will miss Brazil's friendly against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on Wednesday after pulling out of the squad with a knee injury.

SI.com: World Soccer: AC Milan coach Ancelotti says his team has all it needsupdated: Mon Nov 05 2007 12:51:00

If you suggest to AC Milan coach Carlo Ancelotti that his side is too old and that perhaps the club has failed to adequately strengthen itself with new signings this summer, he just smiles. In fact, as he sits at the boardroom table at Milan's lair, Milanello, he sounds very upbeat about the new season.

SI.com: Gabriele Marcotti: Eriksson may be building a winner at Manchester Cityupdated: Wed Aug 15 2007 23:13:00

How about a quick straw poll? How many of you have seen Kaká play in the flesh? How about Ronaldinho? Alexandre Pato? Wayne Rooney?

Brazilian soccer short on qualityupdated: Tue Aug 14 2007 06:56:00

Can you name three world-class players in the Brazilian first division?

SI.com: Tim Vickery: The world game is growing, but only the elite benefitupdated: Tue Aug 07 2007 00:39:00

As the Brazilian Championship approaches the halfway point, two clubs have pulled away from the pack. S�o Paulo has 34 points and Botafogo has 32, five ahead of its nearest challenger.

SI.com: AC Milan wins race to sign Brazil teenager Patoupdated: Fri Aug 03 2007 01:25:00

MILAN, Italy (Reuters) -- European champion AC Milan has won the race to sign 17-year-old Brazilian forward Alexandre Pato from Internacional, the Italian club said.

SI.com: Inter panic updated: Tue Mar 27 2007 11:14:00

Are the world champions a one-hit wonder?

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