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Jesus hopes to make history

Sochi, June 15: Gabriel Jesus, at 21 the youngest member of Brazil’s 23-man World Cup squad, said he intends make history for the country by helping the team win a sixth world championship. “I want to go down in history in Brazil,” the Manchester City player said during a press conference on Thursday after a training session in which coach Tite confirmed his starting 11.

Jesus, who helped Brazil in its undefeated march through the South American qualifiers, was respectful of past Brazilian football legends and denied wanting to become a major goal-scorer in his first World Cup. IANS