AC Milan ace Pirlo: Pato will get better and better

Andrea Pirlo was delighted for Alexandre Pato after the youngster's brace in AC Milan's victory at Real Madrid on Wednesday night.

Andrea Pirlo was delighted for Alexandre Pato after the youngster's brace in AC Milan's victory at Real Madrid on Wednesday night.

Pirlo also was on the scoresheet in the 3-2 triumph and said: “Pato has scored two important goals, both for him and the team. He is a great champion and will show himself to be even more so throughout the course of the season.

“Now he is playing in a new position and from there he can do a lot more damage."