Elon Musk briefly sent Twitter into meltdown when he joked he was purchasing Manchester United in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Musk followed up a tweet about American politics with the cheeky reply: "Also, I’m buying Manchester United ur welcome." The world's richest man also admitted they were his favourite side: "Although, if it were any team, it would be Man U.
They were my fav team as a kid."However, any brief excitement for Red Devils fans was quickly squashed, when Musk admitted it was a long-running Twitter joke.Read more on dailystar.co.uk