Man United sponsors Chevrolet misfire, "confirm" Mata signing on Twitter

Wesley Hitt

How hard is it to run a social media department, really?

American institution Chevrolet are only set to begin officially sponsoring Manchester United next summer, but that's not preventing them from getting a bit overexcited.  So excited in fact, that they produced a bit of a Twitter misfire yesterday:

Oopsies.  Engine misfire!

Or perhaps they're signing a different Juan Mata?  One who plays striker, rather than attacking midfield?  That could be rather hilarious.

After a few minutes, Chevy FC - again with this inane obsession of putting 'FC' behind anything remotely associated with football?  I'm looking at your SiriusXM FC, ESPN FC, et al. - took their tweet down and replaced it with the following tucked-tail one instead:

Yeah, I bet you are.  Now excuse while I go slash some Silverado tires.

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