The Brazilians will leave for Asia on Monday and are scheduled to begin their campaign at the semi-final stage against either Monterrey or the winner of a play-off between Auckland City and a participant from the host nation. They have never won the competition in its present incarnation, but lifted the Intercontinental Cup twice in 1963 and 1963.
Ganso affirmed on Wednesday that he could not wait to take part in the tournament and confided his dream scenario for the final.
"Of course we are anxious to begin. It is natural, but we are more than ready. I hope we can win the title with one of my passes for Neymar to score the winner," the No. 10 told Radio Globo.
The 22-year-old went on to discuss his future at the club. Team-mate and friend Neymar recently committed his future until 2014 to the Peixe, but Ganso affirmed that, although he was keen to follow his 'little brother's' example, he would only enter talks after the Club World Cup.
"My future is Santos. The directors have offered me a new contract and I have told the president that we can talk after the tournament," he revealed.
"We have this vital competition and I don't think this is the right time [for discussions]. When we return, we will talk about it. The most important thing is that I want to participate in the club's centenary year [in 2012]."
The Brazil international, who has endured an injury-disrupted 2011, has previously been the subject of transfer speculation linking him to Inter, AC Milan and Corinthians.
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