Brazilian star not focused to get the Golden Boot

Football News: Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus among the Golden Boots contenders but, he wishes just to contribute for his country in the world cup.

Jesus wants to help his side to claim their sixth world cup.

The Manchester City star man avouches that he is right now focused to contribute for his country in this showpiece event not to win any individual gongs.

Jesus is ready to start up front for his country in Russia, and tomorrow Jesus and his country will face Switzerland in their first group match.

The Manchester City star would become the first Brazilian to receive the Golden Boot after Ronaldo who has won it for his country in 2002.

But Jesus cleared that receiving the Golden Boot award is not among his focuses right now.

He voiced: "Even before we had these options given by Tite [of playing Neymar, Philippe Coutinho and Willian up front] I have always been relaxed. I'm very active with or without the ball,"

"Not just because of a formation, but because of everybody on the field.

"About being the top goalscorer, there are so many players. I can't say what other players I am thinking about, of course, but I'm focused on helping the team however I can. Whether that be with goals, or assists, or tackles.

"Our focus is to play for the group and I believe that if the group plays well, individuals will show up."

Jesus will start for his country ahead of Liverpool’s Firmino at the world cup, the 21-year-old Jesus accolades about his countryman and said Firmino’s performance is a positive for his squad.

He added: "I was already asked about it and I'll make this as clear as possible: it's a benefit for our squad to have two centre-forwards who can be starters, as well as in other positions,"

"It's a healthy competition that can help us evolve and to have opportunity for all.

"So, I'm very happy that Firmino is helping us and has had a great season, as well as I have. That's so important.

"And I'll always support him if he's playing as well, as he will do."