Off the Pitch: Sunderland Mascot Bradley Lowery Dies

Bradley Lowery, the six-year-old who captured the hearts of football fans, has died following a brave battle with cancer.

Lowery’s family announced on their Facebook fundraising page, on which millions worldwide have followed his battle against neuroblastoma, that their “superhero” had died in the arms of his “heartbroken” family.

The six-year-old Sunderland fan has been battling the rare form of cancer since he was 18 months old but in fact beat the disease once only for it to return in July 2016.

His bravery in battling the disease with a huge smile on his face and his passion for football has touched millions around the world

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