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Champions League anthem evokes ’emotional’ feeling in Jesus

Gabriel Jesus - Manchester City
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The Brazil international gets a real thrill out of every opportunity he gets to participate in the premier club competition in Europe.

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Gabriel Jesus made his debut in the Champions League in September 2017, just about a month after joining Manchester City in a €33 million transfer from Brazilian side Palmeiras.

The striker immediately made his mark in the competition as he commemorated his first appearance with a goal.

He certainly enjoys European nights as he now boasts a tally of 15 goals, one of which has come this season, in 25 games in the biggest club competition of all.

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Jesus will have a taste of Champions League action very soon with Manchester City set to take on FC Porto on Tuesday in matchday 5 of Group C, and he is eagerly awaiting it.

“When I’m in the tunnel waiting to go onto the field and I hear the song, I get very emotional,” Jesus told in an interview for November’s issue of the Champions Journal.

“I remember my past, when I wanted to be a football player. I would sometimes skip school to watch some games – I hope my mother doesn’t see this interview!

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“To be able to play today, to make my mark in this competition, makes me very happy.”