Former Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe is among the favourites to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year after his support for Bradley Lowery.
The 34-year-old England international, who left Sunderland for Bournemouth after the Black Cats crashed out of the Premier League, befriended the seriously ill six-year-old and gave support to his family.
The beloved boy, who hundreds of thousands of people around the world took to their hearts, died from neuroblastoma earlier this month….
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