Elon Musk has said that he is buying the British football club Manchester United.
Elon Musk has a history of being unconventional and making irreverent tweets, and it was not immediately clear whether he planned to pursue a deal to secure Manchester United.
Elon Musk is widely admired for taking Tesla to the top of the EV world. But his Twitter messages have often also landed him in trouble.
Manchester United, a storied English football club, is currently led by the six children of late American businessman Malcolm Glazer, who took a controlling stake in the franchise in 2005.
Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday evening that he is purchasing the Manchester United football club, although it was not clear if the eccentric billionaire, currently embroiled in a lawsuit over his bid to buy Twitter, was being serious.
The American Glazer family owns the Premier League club Manchester United.
In fact, he can buy all of the top-50 most valued sports teams and still be left with $107 billion meaning he will still be richer than Warren Buffet and Reliance boss Mukesh Ambani.
Manchester United fans have protested in recent years against the American Glazer family, who bought the club in 2005, due to the team's struggles on the pitch.
Carl Medlock, a former territory manager at Tesla, detailed his experience working with a “very disciplined” Elon Musk.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday announced on Twitter that he is buying British football club Manchester United.