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Elon Musk’s announcement that he will purchase Man United has caused a social media frenzy.
The richest man in the world is known for sending out sarcastic tweets.
Earlier this year, the 51-year-old was persuaded to purchase the English soccer team.
Elon Musk shocked the internet on Tuesday night when he tweeted that “he’s buying Manchester United.”
Desperate fans pleaded with the richest man in the world earlier this year to purchase the Premier League team.
Musk, 51, who owns Tesla and Space X and has an estimated net worth of $265 billion (£200 billion), made a bid of around $41 billion (£31 billion) to acquire Twitter in April, but United fans wanted him to invest his money in their struggling team.
He tweeted tonight: ‘To be clear, I support the left half of the Republican Party and the right half of the Democratic Party..’
‘Also, I’m buying Manchester United ..ur welcome’
As of the time of writing, Musk’s tweet had been liked more than 150,000 times, retweeted 28,000 times, and quoted 18,500 times. As of the time of writing, Musk’s tweet had been liked more than 150,000 times, retweeted 28,000 times, and quoted 18,500 times.
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