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Payet in Paris at time of attacks

franceInjured Dimtri Payet has revealed he was in Paris at the time of the terrorist attacks.

The 28-year-old French man has said he is pleased that the England game against France was allowed to take place at Wembley tonight and hopes that sport can help bring everyone together.

Payet told WHUFC.com: “It is a very difficult time. I was in Paris over the weekend and I was very close to everything that happened.”

“The support that sport can provide in this case and with many important sporting figures showing their support has helped for the game to take place.

“I have seen photos of Wembley in red, white and blue which is very special. Aside from the match itself, it is going to be a very emotional evening.”

On Sunday the player posted a message in French on twitter  and instagram saying “All my thoughts to the victims of these heinous crimes. Rest in peace, and all my support to their families. Pray that men find the reason and love each other whatsoever.”

 

 

About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

One comment on “Payet in Paris at time of attacks

  1. How lucky and proud we ((at West Ham)) should be to have such an outstanding player, and as fine & decent person as Dimi Payet.
    Best wishes for a speedy recovery young man!
    We want your charm, grace, and fine talents back at your new home, asap!
    COYI & Dimi Payet!
    Maxie

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