Tesla billionaire Elon Musk briefly excited fans of Manchester United by claiming on Twitter that he had bought the struggling Premier League club. But then he said the post was part of a “long-standing joke”. The impact of Musk’s tweet increased the value of the Manchester City fan token and Tezos (XTZ), the emblem sponsor of Manchester United.
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The new coach Eric ten Hag and forward did not clarify their views on whether Cristiano Ronaldo should be let go. Musk tweeted about the team. He said if he was going to buy a sports team, “it” would be Manchester United. “It was my favorite team as a kid,” Musk said. With the team rooted to the bottom of the league after a humiliating 4-0 away defeat to Brentford, the outspoken entrepreneur’s tweet gave fans hope.
Musk has a history of jokingly tweeting and later clarified the post by saying he didn’t buy sports teams. So Musk joked. The acquisition of United, one of the largest football clubs in the world, would cost Musk at least £2 billion at current stock market value. Manchester United’s troubles on the last pitch sparked fan protests against the Glazers, who bought the club for $955.51 million in 2005 in a heavily leveraged deal.
The anti-Glazer movement gained momentum last year after United made an unsuccessful attempt to leave the European Super League. However, Musk’s acquisition of the football team would have been seen as a bad idea, given the billionaire’s propensity to make headlines and fouls on market regulators. AmkNews.com As we reported, many pointed out that Musk had promised to buy Twitter for $44 billion before the deal was canceled in July. and also boasted of colonizing Mars and increasing birth rates on Earth.
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Manchester United is valued at $6.56 billion, according to Forbes. In its latest Premier League sale, a group led by Todd Boehly has agreed to buy Chelsea FC for 4.25 billion euros ($7.34 billion), including future investments, from sanctioned Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich. Following Musk’s tweet, Manchester City Fan Token (CITY) rose from $6.09 to $7.01. Then, he suffered a retreat. Tezos (XTZ), on the back of the logo on the chest of the football club’s jersey, experienced an increase in value close to 10 percent. The coin surged from $1.80 to $2.02.
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