Football world mourns death of Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery, age 6
After the heartbreaking death of 6-year-old Sunderland super fan Bradley Lowery, the entire football community is coming together to share their sympathies with Lowery's family.
His family posted the tragic news on social media on Friday, writing that Lowery had passed after his heroic battle with neuroblastoma, a rare type of cancer.
My brave boy has went with the angels today 07/07/17 at 13:35, in mammy and daddies arms surrounded by his... https://t.co/AowNwemgh3— Bradley Lowery (@Bradleysfight) July 7, 2017
The news was devastating to the football world, where Bradley found a place in the hearts of fans, players and teams across Britain and around the world. English teams shared their condolences and love for the 6-year-old on social media.
There's only one Bradley Lowery. pic.twitter.com/dzW6mB9lAN— England (@England) July 7, 2017
Today, the football world lost one of its bravest fans.— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) July 7, 2017
Rest in peace, Bradley Lowery. pic.twitter.com/x3dhF7yvaO
All at Chelsea are deeply saddened to learn of Bradley Lowery's passing. He touched all of us with his bravery and winning smile. pic.twitter.com/aZneoHlFBf— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) July 7, 2017
Terribly sad to hear that little Bradley Lowery has passed away. A warrior and an inspiration to the end. RIP Bradley.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) July 7, 2017
Devastating news... thoughts are with his family! 🙏🏻 https://t.co/cGx6KED1jS— Robbie Savage (@RobbieSavage8) July 7, 2017
R.I.P Bradley we love you little angel, my thoughts are with his family. 😞😢😭 https://t.co/Bl1pHlyUmr— HEURELHO GOMES (@hdgomes) July 7, 2017
The best tribute is to help all children like Bradley. Let's help make his legacy even greater. RIP Bradley Lowery @Bradleysfight— Sergio Ramos (@SergioRamos) July 7, 2017
So sorry that little @Bradleysfight has passed away. An inspirational life cut way too short. Thoughts with his amazing family & friends RIP— Alan Shearer (@alanshearer) July 7, 2017
Bradley had become a mascot for Sunderland and the English national team during a World Cup qualifying game against Lithuania.