Jermaine Defoe has posted a heartfelt tribute to his ‘best friend’ Bradley Lowery following his battle with Neuroblastoma. The pair struck up a friendship after Bradly led the Sunderland team out last year.
After Bradley’s death his mother Gemma revealed he “went with the angels” and had put up the biggest fight but was needed elsewhere.
Sunderland released a statement saying Bradley was an ‘Inspiration who captured the hearts and minds of everyone at our club.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with Bradley’s parents, Gemma and Carl, his brother Kieran and their family and friends. We extend our love and support to them, now and always.”