Hours after sending the internet into a frenzy with a tweet suggesting that he was buying Britain’s Manchester United soccer club, Elon Musk issued a clarification: It was all a joke.
“Also, I’m buying Manchester United ur welcome,” the world’s richest man wrote Tuesday as a follow-up to a tweet that said he supported “the left half of the Republican Party and the right half of the Democratic Party.”
Early Wednesday morning, Musk responded to a query on the social media platform by saying he was referencing a “long-running joke on Twitter,” and that he was “not buying any sports teams.”
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