We all know how well the West Ham playmaker has done... but some didn't think he would.
Hindsight is a wonderful thing and, with social media, people are using it more and more these days to embarrass those who once made a claim that didn't come to fruition.
In football, it's done a lot. The biggest two examples are West Ham United fans constantly retweeting those who criticised their ambitions earlier this season, as well as their decision to part company with Sam Allardyce, and Leicester City supporters highlighting those who questioned the signing of Jamie Vardy and appointment of Claudio Ranieri.
And former West Ham midfielder & current BBC pundit Trevor Sinclair got in on the act on Saturday afternoon.
An Everton supporter had questioned the thinking behind West Ham signing Dimitri Payet. The rest, of course, was history...