Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus was interviewed by Globo this week. The striker was part of the ‘EE em Casa’ show, where Brazilian players who live abroad show-off their houses and talk about their time away from the country.

The 23-year-old says he lives on his own, but is never really alone, since family and friends are always visiting him. He also talked a little about lockdown.

“It was difficult. At the beginning, I had to arrive with a mask, gloves, 100% care. We still have to do this, but today the distance has improved a little. I hope it will pass soon, because I think that nobody can stand being in the house anymore, without being able to go to the street, sunbathe, see friends, family.”

He says he’s been spending some time playing video games with other footballers.

“I really like to play. I think it’s therapy. I play with my friends, but I also play a lot with the national team. Usually Neymar, Casemiro, Arthur, Paquetá too. We play Counter Strike.

“People already recognised us in the game. Then it’s complicated. The guys keep talking, asking, even asking to subscribe to their profiles.”

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Gabriel Jesus was asked to show his fridge, and talked a little about how his eating habits have changed in the past few years.

“I had a change. I used to eat a lot of junk food. Like pizza, hamburgers.

“Do you see it? Lots of salad, pasta, fruit, vegetables, I never thought my fridge would be like this. Before it was just chocolate, cake, pudding… I miss my pudding, man.”

Esporte Espetacular also gave Gabriel Jesus three short questions to which he had to reply as quick as possible. That’s how it went.

Food? “Rice, beans, steak and egg.”

A player he’d like to meet? “Adriano.”

Is Gabriel Jesus single? “A lot.”

To end the conversation, Gabriel Jesus was asked about his support for the Black Lives Matter movement and his opinion on it.

“I take a stand on this subject because I have already suffered both sides, both racial and class. Unfortunately, we see deaths, prejudice, beatings, something like that with people who come from the favela, with homosexuals, with women, everything.

“I will always position myself, I will always say what I think. Because I’ve been through it and I know it hurts, it hurts a lot.”