TV comic and Hammers fan tells of his favourite West Ham moment

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A TV star famous for his sharp wit has lifted the lid on one of his favourite moments supporting his beloved West Ham United.

Funny man Phill Jupitus is most famous for starring in long-running TV music-comedy show Never Mind The Buzzcocks but he also dedicates a lot of his time to following the East Londoners.

He has had plenty to cheer about this season too.

The Hammers have impressed fans and pundits alike by mounting a serious challenge for the Champions League places this season.

As well as taking a number of notable scalps home and away, including a historic treble over Liverpool, Slaven Bilic has reinvigorated the East Londoners and with stars such as Dimitri Payet and Manuel Lanzini, the Hammers are playing the 'West Ham way' once more.

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic celebrates after the match with their coaching staffWest Ham manager Slaven Bilic celebrates after the match with their coaching staff

Best Ham

The Irons have officially enjoyed their best ever season in the Premier League era and have a positive goal difference for the first time since 1986.

Bilic also masterminded a fitting and thrilling 3-2 comeback win over Manchester United in the last ever game at Upton Park.

And the club could has now qualified for the Europa League after the Red Devils beat Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final.

West Ham make the big move to their new 60,000 seater Olympic Stadium home this summer.

Carlos Tevez scores the second goal for West Ham UnitedCarlos Tevez scores the second goal for West Ham United

Psychic Phill

But there is one moment that will live long in Jupitus' memory from their time at the famous Boleyn Ground as he revealed in an interview with West Ham's official website.

“There was a time when I brought my daughter and Carlos Tevez was playing," Jupitus told whufc.com.

"I remember turning to her and saying this man is going to score a goal now! What he will do is kick the ball and it will curve in the air and into the corner of the net.

“He scored the goal and she looked at me like I was a wizard! It was a one-off but the way we took to Tevez and he took to us said a lot about the club.”

Carlos Tevez celebrates scoring the second goal for West Ham UnitedCarlos Tevez celebrates scoring the second goal for West Ham United

Carlitos' Way

Tevez will be forever loved by everyone at West Ham for the huge role he played in the club's Great Escape under Alan Curbishley.

The bullish Argentine really hit top form as he helped the Hammers win seven of their last nine games including a 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford on the final day to survive.

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