Vladimir Coufal was the second to final West Ham participant to go down the tunnel following the defeat to Everton on Sunday afternoon.
Only Jesse Lingard was left on the sidelines by the point Coufal determined it was time to affix his teammates within the altering room and obtain their post-match debrief from the supervisor.
In between the referee ending the sport and the right-back leaving the pitch, the Czech worldwide took his frustrations out on the closest soccer.
On the sound of the ultimate whistle, Coufal thumped a ball away in frustration in a scene that was harking back to Peter Kay shouting “‘have it.”
Unfortunately, Coufal’s effort lacked the comedy impact of Kay’s and was borne out of frustration fairly than humour.
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The 28-year-old doesn’t take defeat nicely, after the losses to Manchester’s City and United earlier this yr he was once more one of many final males off the sector.
At Old Trafford specifically he was distraught, screaming with annoyance into his shirt as he coated his face and lay on the bottom.
David Moyes has put this frustration right down to Coufal’s will to win and by no means accepting being second greatest.
“He is a superb character Vladimir and thinks we ought to be profitable all the video games,” Moyes mentioned in March. “It would not actually matter who he comes up against he’s going to attempt to do the most effective he can.
“He has been nice for us and he’s a terrific participant but in addition a terrific boy to have round and that’s the type of factor that goes by the squad and thru the gamers is a superb self-belief.”
Following the Everton defeat, Coufal’s evaluation of the efficiency was brutally honest, significantly concerning the attackers’ failings.
“We didn’t rating a purpose, that’s what was lacking for us immediately,” he instructed the membership web site. “When you don’t rating a purpose you can’t win.
“We had some alternatives, however to be honest we performed nicely on the entire pitch till the ultimate third.”
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The full-back got here closest to rescuing a degree for the Hammers solely to see his shot bounce again off the within of the put up, whereas Said Benrahma spurned a terrific likelihood within the first half, when he put his header simply off course when nicely positioned.
But Coufal’s message was clear after the sport as he despatched a warning to his team-mates.
“We should be higher within the closing third of the pitch and enhance our recreation there,” he mentioned.