Foo Fighters' 'Learn to Fly': Watch 1,000 Italians Perform It Live

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Dave Grohl of the band Foo Fighters performing at the Invictus Games Closing Concert in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London on Sept. 14, 2014.

Dave Grohl may have a bum leg right now but that hasn't stopped the Foo Fighters from touring and now 1,000 Italians are campaigning pretty convincingly for the rock band to visit their hometown. 

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Citizens from all over the Italy recently traveled to the northern city of Cesena to band together and show the Foos they can rock too, performing and filming a 1,000-person version of the group's 1999 hit "Learn to Fly." 

The hope is the "Rockin 1000" -- as the event was called -- will convince the Foo Fighters to play a concert in Cesena. Organizer Fabio Zaffagnini said in the video he spent a year putting this together.

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"Italy is a country where dreams cannot easily come true but it's a land of passion and creativity," Zaffagnini said. 

The Foo Fighters are currently scheduled to perform in Casalecchio Di Reno, Italy, on Nov. 13 -- about an hour away from Cesena. 

The band responded to the video on Thursday, saying, "Che bello, Cesena," which translates to "How beautiful." 

Watch the video here: