Italy's loss could be AC Milan's gain as ex boss Silvio Berlusconi could leave politics to bring the glory years back to his beloved club.
AC Milan fans are hopeful that the billionaire tycoon may take back the running of the football club and lead it to more success in the coming seasons.The ex prime minister, the 75-year-old said, "Maybe I'll be the president of AC Milan again"
Berlusconi was forced to give up due to a conflict of interests after winning the 2008 elections.
"Berlusconi give up on Italy and come and help Milan rise to the top before they take you away in handcuffs," said a fan.
The club, which has won five Champions Leagues, claims to be "the most victorious in the world" and fans are hoping for new success in 2012.
Berlusconi owned the club for 26 years but last year admitted that he could not afford 92 million euros to buy Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo but there are rumours circulating within Berlusconi's Mediaset business empire that the tycoon could inject fresh capital in January into a club that he has constantly called "close to my heart."