Elon Musk joked about buying MU
Billionaire Elon Musk said he would buy Manchester United but later confirmed he was joking.
“I’m buying Manchester United, welcome,” Musk tweeted on the morning of August 17. After an hour, the American billionaire’s message had more than 137,000 viewers. “Likes”, about 26 thousand. retweets and 20,000 comments.
Many people expressed their appreciation for the information provided by Musk. “Buy now, save us from the Glazer family. This will be a deal you’ll never regret, let’s do MU again,” commented user Mike Reds.
Thousands of others urged the Tesla CEO to cash out quickly. Many now believe that Musk is just joking with Manchester United fans about their recent poor performance.
“He said he would buy Twitter, but he pulled out for stupid reasons. MU is a lot cheaper than Twitter at $44 billion, but Musk has enough trouble in court already so don’t think he can buy it. Now onto the club,” commented Lamar’s account.
However, when a user asked him at noon on August 17 if he was serious about the club purchase, Elon Musk replied: “No, that’s a joke that’s been around on Twitter for a long time. I will not buy. sports team”.
This isn’t the first time he’s talked about a MU acquisition. Four months ago, Manchester United fans launched a social media campaign urging Musk to pull the club, which owns Old Trafford, out of his Twitter deal. Musk replied, “Listen, I can’t do magic. I buy McDonald’s and fix ice machines.”
Manchester United is a successful soccer team owned by the American Glazer family. Meanwhile, the South African-born billionaire has been sued for ditching a $44 billion deal with Twitter.