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West Ham fans unimpressed after club's Dimitri Payet Twitter own goal

France's Dimitri Payet before the match

Is Dimitri Payet better than Zlatan or isn't he?

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates at the end of the matchFrance's Dimitri Payet celebrates at the end of the match

Dimitri Payet is a hero for club and country already, and West Ham do not need to convince anybody.

Yet their attempt last night to hammer home the point that the Frenchman is a huge talent appeared to backfire.

The club's official twitter feed posted a picture of Payet doing a 'rabona', with a comment intended to suggest the Frenchman is better than the trio of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Neymar, and Andres Iniesta.

This might have been a bit cringe inducing alone... before a closer look shows they got the 'greater than' symbol the wrong way around.

 

It appears West Ham posted a tweet unintentionally labelling Payet as worse than the three players they claimed he was better than. 

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Andres Iniesta celebrates after scoring the third goal for BarcelonaAndres Iniesta celebrates after scoring the third goal for Barcelona

Supporters were less than impressed, replying on Twitter urging the club to stop being so embarrassing.

Fresh off an awkwardly over the top kit launch at the weekend, this was a gaffe fans would rather not have witnessed.

Here is a look at some of the responses...

 

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