Video: Proof how popular Paolo Di Canio remains among West Ham fans

Di Canio

The Italian was at Upton Park for Mark Noble's Testimonial on Monday afternoon.

West Ham United legend Paolo Di Canio was at Upton Park for Mark Noble''s Testimonial and he remains as popular as ever among supporters.

Indeed, a host of former West Ham players graced east London once again on Monday and all were greeted by adoring fans.

There was Rio Ferdinand, Craig Bellamy, Yossi Benayoun and plenty, plenty more.

But Di Canio drew an understandable amount of attention. The Italian was the Hammers' standout star of his day and brought a charisma to the Boleyn Ground only a handful of players before and after him have managed.

Di Canio also signed the Farwell Boleyn board, meanwhile, adding his name to a list of those to have already said goodbye to West Ham's famous ground.

The whole occasion has summed up the bond West Ham keep with their current and former players, as well as the legions of supporters who have plenty of time for those who give something back to the club.

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