Alexandre Pato, who left AC Milan for Corinthians, is dating the daughter of AC Milan's president.
Alexandre Pato, who left AC Milan for Corinthians, is dating the daughter of AC Milan's president.
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Alexandre Pato could return to AC Milan in a year's time.

Milan president Silvio Berlusconi says that's what the Brazil striker promised when he ended his injury-plagued stay with the Rossoneri last week and returned home to sign with Corinthians.

Berlusconi told a local TV station late Monday that "the agreement is he goes there, stays a year, a year and a half, then returns to Milan. That's what he said when he hugged me the last time we saw each other.''

Pato is dating Berlusconi's daughter, Barbara, who is a member of Milan's management.

Berlusconi added that would not sign troubled Manchester City forward Mario Balotelli, saying that "if you put a bad apple in the changing room it can infect everyone.''

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