The Italian government denied having offered the Rome Coliseum to host the alleged fight between the billionaires Elon Musk, owner of Tesla and Twitter, and Mark Zuckerbergexecutive director of Goalthe company that owns Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.
The American portal TMZ affirmed that the Italian government had proposed to use the Roman amphitheater as the scene of the fight, but a source of the culture Ministry He said today that there was “no formal contact or written act” on the issue. “While the news sounds tasty, it’s unfounded,” she said.
However, his own Musk nurtured the idea when writing in Twitter that “there is a possibility that the fight will take place in the Coliseum“.
Why Elon Musk wants to fight Zuckerberg
The billionaire challenged Zuckerberg to a fight mocking Meta’s plans to launch a social network to compete against Twitter.
The founder of Facebookwho is a fighter Jiu Jitsu, He accepted the invitation, but it is not yet known if the fight will actually take place.
According to the source from the Italian Ministry of Culture, the Colosseum is available for “high-level paid events, almost always for charity purposes. If Zuckerberg and Musk want to show off in the Colosseum, they should do a challenge that ends with a hug. Maybe it would be better a duel of verses in Latin”.
They also added that businessmen “should guarantee an economic contribution for the protection of Italian historical assets.”
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Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg, the new gladiators: they could fight in the Roman Colosseum