In his first interview since returning to the U.S. from his visit to North Korea last week,former NBA star Dennis Rodman says he has a message for President Obama.Rodman said his message for the President comes directly from the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, successor to Kim Jong Il, who died in 2011.

"He wants Obama to call him," Rodman told ABC'S George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" .

"He said, if you can ,Dennis- I don't want to do do war," Rodman said to Stephaphopoulos, relaying details of the conversation.

Rodman even offered his own piece of advice for future talks ,"Kim loves basketball and the President loves basketball. Let's start there"  Rodman says. Rodman spent last week travelling with members of the Harlem Globetrotters and a camera crew from the upcoming series "VICE".

Kim had a warm welcome for the Americans with an itinerary that included ice skating,an aquarium visits,basketball camps and a long dinner and drinks.

After the visit, Rodman reportedly told Kim " You have a friend for life."