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Elon Musk Randomly Claims He Plans To Buy Manchester United In Tweet

Elon Musk said in a tweet Tuesday he is going to buy soccer club Manchester United.
Elon Musk said in a tweet on Tuesday that he plans to buy football club Manchester United. His AFP via Getty Images

Elon Musk has slammed the top football club after his long-awaited deal with Twitter fell through. You may be considering purchasing a

The richest man in the world announced in Tuesday's tweet that he would buy Manchester United, but was the eccentric billionaire serious or was he just offering a fancier fuss?

Manchester United is one of the best known sporting brands in the world.

"We will also buy Manchester United. Regards. Please,"Tesla's CEO tweeted.

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Manchester United is one of the most recognizable brands in sport, with 20 league titles in England and three European Cups. doing. The

team is owned by his Glazer family. They did not immediately return a message from Reuters requesting comment.

The Glazer family, who bought the team for his $955.51 million in 2005, has faced fan outrage over the team's recent lack of on-field success.

Musk also did not return a message for comment.

According to Forbes, the football club was valued at $4.6 billion as of May. The company's market capitalization was at $2.08 billion as of Tuesday's stock market close.

Musk also claimed earlier this year that he would buy Twitter and even reached a deal to buy the social media company for his $44 billion. However, he withdrew from the deal, claiming the company had not fully disclosed the number of fake accounts on the site.

The company then sued Musk, Forced a deal that would benefit Twitter shareholders.

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