The Frenchman made a return to the international set up during this week as his impressive displays in the Premier League convinced Didier Deschamps to make him a part of his squad.
He took full advantage of his chance to impress as well, with him scoring a 35-yard free kick in the 4-2 win over Russia on Tuesday evening.
That came after an equally impressive display against the Netherlands the week before, and he says it’s a good omen for what is to come in future.
“I managed to attack these games with confidence and I played well in both games, both in important situations. It’s a great return, to score and to set one up.”
“Making a difference is always what counts in football. It’s a good omen for what’s to come.”
Payet will now be hoping he can help the Hammers push for a Champions League place in the games remaining.
They are currently one point behind Manchester City in fourth, and just five behind Arsenal in third, meaning a place in the top four is very much up for grabs.
They will need to end their season on a high to secure a spot for themselves though, starting with a win over Crystal Palace at Upton Park this weekend.