Payet wonder goal - Twitter reacts

After Dimitri Payet bagged a brilliant solo effort against Middlesbrough on Saturday to earn the Hammers a point, the Frenchman became one of the most talked-about subjects on social media.

His 57th-minute moment of inspiration sent Twitter into a frenzy as many compared the 29-year-old to the likes of Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona and George Best.

A number of former Hammers - including Rio Ferdinand and Matthew Etherington - also got involved in the discussion online and praised the star's wonderful goal.

Here are some of the best reactions following Dimi's outrageous piece of magic...