"Also, I’m buying Manchester United ur welcome."
-- Elon Musk
, the world's richest person, tweeting that he was buying Manchester United, about four hours before he responded to a question on Twitter, admitting that he was joking when he said that he was going to buy the English club: "No, this is a long-running joke on Twitter. I'm not buying any sports teams." Musk, who is in litigation with Twitter after backing out of an $44 billion agreement to buy the social media company, has a history of posting tweets that have landed him in trouble. His tweet about buying troubled United garnered more than 450,000 "likes" in the first six hours. (@elonmusk