Video Dimitri Payet goal v Sweden November 2016 | Winner for France

It’s hard to keep Dimi out of action these days when he’s playing for France, and he again played a starring role for Les Bleus in this World Cup qualifier, scoring the winner for them against Sweden. Check out his goal v Sweden and the other ones scored in this game [Read more…]

Dimitri Payet named in list of nominees for 2016 Ballon D’Or

West Ham United’s Dimitri Payet has been named in the 30 player shortlist announced by France Football for this year’s Ballon D’Or. He is only the fourth West Ham player to get his recognition, after the trio of Bobby Moore, Sir Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters (who were nominated for World Player of the Year)

Three French players have been nominated for the award apart from Payet- Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris, Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann and Manchester United’s Paul Pogba [Read more…]

International Player Watch- Payet goal v Bulgaria (WCQ)

Dimitri Payet netted for France in their 4-1 win over Bulgaria last night- here’s a video of the goal below. More of a cross that landed in the back of the net, but it’s a goal to his name all the same! Antoine Griezmann and Kevin Gameiro were the other scorers for Les Bleus in this World Cup 2018 qualifier. [Read more…]

West Ham v Watford preview- Payet in line for Hammers return

West Ham’s first game after the international break sees Slaven Bilic’s side host Watford this weekend. The Hammers have had a difficult start to the new season, losing to both Chelsea and Manchester City and narrowly edging out Bournemouth for a haul of three points from their opening three games. However the good bit for fans is that Dimitri Payet is likely to return to the XI this weekend and we know how much of a difference he makes to this side [Read more…]

Player Watch Video | Dimitri Payet goal vs Iceland at Euro 2016

France beat Iceland 5-2 last night in Saint-Denis to set up a semi-final clash against world champions Germany, and West Ham’s Dimi Payet was again a key player for Les Bleus, scoring one of their five goals in the fixture. Check out Payet’s goal v Iceland below [Read more…]

Video Dimitri Payet celebrates birthday with fantastic free kick v Russia

Dimitri Payet celebrated his 29th birthday in style with this fabulous free kick against Russia. France won 4-2, with Kante, who shares his birthday with Payet, also scoring. How often do you get to see two players from the same national team scoring on their birthday? [Read more…]

Dimi named Player of the Year at London Football Awards

Another feather in the cap of Dimi Payet as he was named Player of the Year at the London Football Awards last night. Dimi pipped Mesut Ozil (Arsenal), Willian (Chelsea), Harry Kane (Spurs) and Odion Ighalo (Watford) to the award following a fantastic debut season where he’s been nothing short of inspirational for the Hammers [Read more…]