Elon Musk makes surprise appearance at World Cup final in Qatar and watches game with Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner

ELON Musk has made a surprise appearance at the World Cup final in Qatar and sat beside Donald Trump’s son-in-law.

The billionaire was seen walking into the Lusail Stadium to watch Argentina take on France in the final of tournament and was later pictured beside Jared Kushner.

Elon Musk arriving at the World Cup final

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Getty Images – GettyJared Kushner and Musk watching the game[/caption]

After taking his seat in the ground he posted a video showing the two countries’ giant flags.

“At the World Cup right now, ” said 51-year-old Tesla and Space X entrepreneur.

Earlier this year he made the shock announcement he was buying Manchester United, a club he claimed to have supported as a boy.

Supporters on Twitter could not believe their luck when billionaire Musk casual posted: “I’m buying Manchester United ur welcome.”

In a Twitter thread regarding buying the team, Musk posted: ‘’Although, if it were any team, it would be Man U.

“They were my fav team as a kid.’’

But he confirmed in a following tweet that this was in fact not true and the whole episode was a wind up.

‘’No, this is a long running joke on Twitter. I’m not buying any sports teams.’’

His appearance comes in the wake of controversy over his takeover of Twitter.

He came under fire for suspending the accounts of journalists who had written negative stories about his role at the social media site.

As of 2022, his estimated net worth is $176billion, according to Forbes.

This number comes from multiple business ventures including founding giant companies like Tesla and SpaceX.

His career in the business world dates back to 1995, when he and his brother, Kimbal Musk, started the software firm Zip2, which created internet city guides for the New York Times and Chicago Tribune.

Four years later, in February 1999, Compaq acquired the company for $307million in cash, giving Musk $22million for his seven percent share from the sale.

Later in 1999, he then co-founded X.com, one of the world’s first online banks, which merged with PayPal the following year.

A notorious workaholic, he doesn’t spend his money on lavish vacations or expensive hobbies.

As of December 13, 2022, Musk sits second on Forbes’ Real-Time Billionaires List behind Bernard Arnault and his family.

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