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‘An inspirational boy’ – Football world mourns Bradley Lowery’s passing

Goal.com logo Goal.com 07-07-2017

Bradley Lowery died on Friday and the football world across the globe mourned the tragic news.

Lowery had been fighting a lengthy battle against neuroblastoma, but the news of his passing felt both sudden and shocking.

The six-year-old touched fans across the world after repeatedly appearing as a mascot for Sunderland during the 2016-17 seasons.

And Fifa, clubs and players joined to pay their respect to the ‘inspirational boy’.

Today, the football world lost one of its bravest fans. Rest in peace, Bradley Lowery. pic.twitter.com/x3dhF7yvaO

— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) July 7, 2017

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

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Everyone at Leeds United sends their condolences to the family of Bradley Lowery. Rest in peace Bradley, you won't be forgotten. pic.twitter.com/aBl6ceXQC8

— Leeds United (@LUFC) 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

You touched all of our hearts with your remarkable strength and courage. RIP Bradley Lowery. pic.twitter.com/BsTKg135D2

— Stoke City FC (@stokecity) July 7, 2017

The thoughts of everyone at Aston Villa are with the Lowery family after today's devastating news RIP Bradley https://t.co/KxSSiVjAzO

— Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) July 7, 2017

RIP Bradley Lowery pic.twitter.com/5cJtT24Uuf

— Goal (@goal) July 7, 2017

He touched all of our hearts. Rest in peace, @Bradleysfight. pic.twitter.com/bjCnl3WsMt

— Swansea City AFC (@SwansOfficial) July 7, 2017

You inspired us all with your bravery. Rest in peace, Bradley Lowery. pic.twitter.com/KOkoQlSZd3

— West Ham United (@WestHamUtd) 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

RIP Bradley Lowery, what an inspirational little man.

— Josh Daniel (@JoshDanielUK) July 7, 2017

Every football fan and parent feels for #bradleylowery ... brave and inspirational. RIP little man pic.twitter.com/6IggFMikRc

— Graham Jackson (@Jackoboro) July 7, 2017

Hurting to behold he's gone with his charming smiles. Death was the loser, he's in God's bosom living large. Pure heart #BradleyLowery pic.twitter.com/F4FjZgybQL

— Nnamdi Ezekute (@Ezekutive) July 7, 2017

Rest in peace little man #bradleylowery #nationshero pic.twitter.com/oie7muxSgd

— Gem Price (@missgembob08) July 7, 2017

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