Italian MotoGP champ Valentino Rossi would love to see Barcelona star Lionel Messi pull on an Inter Milan shirt.

Rossi is a massive Nerazzurri fan and was encouraged by comments from new owner Eric Thohir about moving for the Argentine.

"I know Erick is a follower of mine, he sent me a 'sms' to tell me, I hope to meet him soon and convince him to sign Messi," smiled Rossi.

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