David Gold sends message to Dimitri Payet on Twitter

West Ham's Dimitri Payet

The West Ham United star’s heroics for France against Romania at the Euro 2016 finals impressed Rio Ferdinand as well.

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates after the game

West Ham United co-chairman David Gold has taken to social networking site Twitter to praise Dimitri Payet for his performance on Friday evening.

Payet helped France win their opening Euro 2016 game against Romania at Stade de France in Saint-Denis.

The West Ham attacking midfielder provided the assisted for France’s opening goal of the match and scored the winner late on with a stunning strike.

Gold was following the match, and he was impressed with the performance of the 29-year-old attacker.

Former Manchester United and Leeds United defender Rio Ferdinand was watching the game as well, and he praised Payet on Twitter.

Payet was one of the best players in the Premier League this past season, and it seems that he has simply carried that form into the European Championship in his home country of France.

The former Marseille star scored nine goals and created 116 chances in 30 Premier League appearances for West Ham during the 2015-16 season.

The Frenchman attempted five dribbles and created eight chances against Romania on Friday evening.

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates after scoring their second goal with team mates

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