Date: 23rd May 2019 at 3:55pm
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Real Madrid superstar Karim Benzema got every West Ham supporter excited recently when he posted a photo of himself with the crossed irons emoji in a story on his personal Instagram account. Strangely enough, there is one Hammers fan convinced that the Frenchman is too old for them. The 31-year-old just scored 30 goals and grabbed 11 assists for Zinedine Zidane’s side this season, for goodness sake! The West Ham faithful have, by and large, taken this post for what it is: a random post that likely has nothing to do with the east club. Benzema may not even know that the Hammers are referred to as , meaning that he had no clue what he was doing when he selected the emoji. The Frenchman signing for a team like West Ham would be a colossal shock that would reverberate around the footballing world. Unfortunately there’s next to no chance of that happening any time soon.

Forever West Ham has rounded up some of the best tweets below.