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Premier League cult hero Dimitri Payet rolls back the years as he humiliates opponent with unique 360-nutmeg

WEST HAM legend Dimitri Payet left football fans in awe by performing a remarkable 360-nutmeg.

The Frenchman, 36, joined Brazilian side Vasco da Gama in the summer after six and a half years with Marseille.

Dimitri Payet performed the superb nutmeg

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Dimitri Payet performed the superb nutmegCredit: ESPN
He then span 360 degrees after humiliating the defender

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He then span 360 degrees after humiliating the defenderCredit: ESPN
The ball then ran into the path of Payet's team-mate as he sustained the attack

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The ball then ran into the path of Payet’s team-mate as he sustained the attackCredit: ESPN

And he appeared 17 times during the 2023 campaign, scoring two goals.

But it was in a friendly ahead of the 2024 season that the forward went viral on social media.

That was because of his astonishing trick during a 1-0 win over Maldonado.

Payet evaded one challenge, before he put his foot on the ball and popped it through a defender’s legs.

The Hammers cult hero then span 360 degrees as his team-mate picked up the ball to continue the attack.

And the flash move received heaps of praise from those online.

One said: “He’s still got all his flair in him.”

Another added: “It’s in him! Dimitri Payet, I just don’t think you understand…”

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Payet enjoyed a sensational 18-month spell at West Ham

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Payet enjoyed a sensational 18-month spell at West HamCredit: Getty

A third replied: “Real baller, Payet.”

While a fourth responded: “I bloody love Payet!”

Payet’s stunning skill comes after he showed off an impressive body transformation earlier this month.

He only spent 18 months with West Ham, joining in 2015 and leaving for Marseille in January 2017.

But he had a major impact on the East London club during his short spell in the capital.

In his only full season for West Ham, he scored 12 goals and assisted 15 in 38 games.

Among those goal contributions was an iconic free-kick against Crystal Palace.

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