VIDEO: Sky Pundit Thierry Henry Hilariously Forgets Name of Ex-West Ham Star Whilst Live on Air

Alex Gidden

Whilst many Arsenal fans will have had a miserable Sunday seeing Tottenham get the better of their team at White Hart Lane, none will feel as bad as Thierry Henry when they wake up on Monday morning.

The former French striker, who now works as a Sky Sports pundit, was caught out whilst on live TV when he somehow managed to forget the name of fellow compatriot Dimitri Payet. 


During the half-time interval, Henry was discussing Dele Alli's glaring miss during a goalless first period, but when he sought to compare it to a similar miss made by Payet in days gone by, the Belgium coach's mind went blank and he was left hanging whilst live on air. 

In a bid to rectify the situation, the 39-year-old began a game of Guess Who with Frank Lampard and Sky presenter Dave Jones, both of whom were present in the studio at the time. 

What's even funnier, is that Henry's clues got considerably worse as he went on, as he said: "Oh I forgot the name of the player. West Ham... come on, French guy. Scoring goals?"

Mercifully, Jones was on hand to bail the Frenchman out when he correctly guessed Payet's name, as a relieved Henry congratulated the presenter for using some of the worst clues in history. 

Sill, West Ham fans will likely have had a chuckle to themselves following the winger's acrimonious departure from East London back in January. 

It seems they aren't the only ones to have quickly pushed Payet to the back of their minds.

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