Aug 17, 2022
Elon Musk sends social media into frenzy with joke on Twitter about buying Man Utd
Elon Musk is reported to have a net worth of $270bn according to ForbesWas the world's richest man going to buy Manchester United? Just after 01:00 BST on Wednesday, Elon Musk - who is reported to have a net worth of $270bn according to Forbes - posted on Twitter: "Also, I'm buying Manchester United ur welcome." The thought of Musk branching out into football was short-lived. Musk, who has more than 103 million followers on Twitter and is currently trying to unwind his $44bn offer to buy it, later clarified he was just joking. Just as the UK was waking up, Musk was asked if he was "Serious" about the bid, and replied at 5:34 BST: "No, this is a long-running joke on Twitter. I'm not buying any sports teams."
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