Jermaine Defoe broke into tears in a media conference for Bournemouth yesterday subsequent of visiting his friend in the hospital and hear the death of six-year-old Bradley Lowery, whose health plight touched the lives of many people.
The striker visited Bradley Lowery in the hospital to state farewell to the kid with whom he struck up a friendship, expressing he will ‘always be in my heart’.
The Sunderland fan had courageously struggled this uncommon sickness since he was a year and a half old, his undying passion for football and love for his ‘best mate’ Defoe touching millions around the globe.
Bradley’s mum Gemma Lowery had previously said his deterioration had been “heartbreaking”
Lowery’s family declared that their “superhero” had died, leaving his family ‘heartbroken’: ‘My brave kid has went with the angels today 07/07/17 at 13:35, in mommy and daddies arms, encompassed by his family. He was our little superhero and put the greatest battle up but he was needed somewhere else’.
‘There are no words to depict how heartbroken we are. Much thanks to you everybody for all your help and kind words. sleep tight baby boy and fly high with them heavenly angels’.
Bradley Lowery is a 6-year old kid from Blackhall Colliery, close Hartlepool, battling cancer the vast majority of his young life before he lost his battle today July 7, 2017.
The six-year-old’s life changed at the age 18 months when he was diagnosed to have neuroblastoma. His family frantically brought money for treatment up in the US but medical specialists delivered the sad news that Bradley’s cancer had turned out to be terminal.
— Sunderland AFC (@SunderlandAFC) July 7, 2017