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Mark Zuckerberg spends July 4th by carrying American flag while surfboarding in bizarre holiday video

MARK Zuckerberg shared a bizarre video of him carrying an American flag while surfboarding to celebrate July 4.

The Facebook CEO, 37, posted the wacky video to his Instagram page with the caption “Happy July 4th!”.


The clip shows the tech billionaire balancing on a $12,000 electric surfboard on a peaceful lake with John Denver's song “Take Me Home, Country Roads” plays as a soundtrack.

Zuckerberg's video has been viewed more than 500,000 times and has gone viral online.

One Twitter user reposted the bizarre video writing: "I saw it, so now you have to see it too.

"I’m sorry. I did not make the rules. Happy #July4th."

Another wrote: "I cannot explain why but I laughed at this for ten minutes, at least. What a doofus."

This isn't the first time the CEO went viral while surfing.

Zuckerberg sparked hundreds of memes after he was spotted surfing in Hawaii on the same eFoil surfboard last July.

Followed by a security detail, he was enjoying the water sport alongside pro-surfer Kai Lenny.

The billionaire was wearing a blue hoodie and black shorts, but what caught social media users' eyes was the thick layer of white sunscreen.

In April this year, it was revealed that Zuckerberg plastered his face in so much sunscreen in a bid to disguise himself so the press wouldn't recognize him.

Of course, Zuckerberg's attempt failed miserably as the pictures of him zipping about on Hawaiin waters on an electric surfboard quickly went viral.

Although he described himself as a "pretty pale person", Zuckerberg said in a live-streamed chat with Instagram boss Adam Mosseri that he didn't need that much sunscreen on to stop himself burning.

"I noticed there was this paparazzi guy following us and, so I was like, ‘Oh I don’t want him to recognize me, so you know what I’m gonna do? I’m just gonna put a ton of sunscreen on my face,’" Zuckerberg said.

"And that backfired. I really should have thought that one through more.

"That is just way too much sunscreen. No one needs to be wearing that much sunscreen.” 

Seeing the funny side of the photo's unfortunate fame, Zuckerberg added that he was "happy to give the internet some laughs".

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