Bradley Lowery – Sunderland’s Official Facebook Page
CAIRO – 8 July 2017: The football world reacted to the death of the six year old Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery. He lost his fight with Cancer on 7 July.
English veteran striker Gary Lineker, Southampton’s Charlie Austin, and Stoke City captain Charlie Adam posted tributes on their official Twitter account.
Lineker said, “terribly sad to hear that little Bradley Lowery has passed away. He was a warrior and an inspiration to the end, R.I.P Bradley.”
Charlie Adam posted via twitter saying, “thoughts are with the family and friends of @Bradleysfight today. He was a little fighter. Rest in peace!”
Southampton’s striker Austin said, “thoughts are with the family and friends of @Bradleysfight today.”
Bradley was a huge Sunderland fan, and they released a statement saying, “Bradley captured the hearts and minds of everyone at our club with his indomitable spirit, tremendous courage and beautiful smile, which could light up even the darkest of rooms.”
The statement added, "despite battling Neuroblastoma for much of his all too short life, he demonstrated a bravery and fortitude beyond his years that humbled us all. He was truly an inspiration.”
Sunderland’s former striker Jermain Defoe was friends with Bradley. He remained silent on social media following Bradley’s death. He was reported earlier in a press conference saying that it is very hard for him to see Bradley suffering, and that Bradley will always remain in his thoughts.
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