Sunderland star Jermain Defoe surprises team-mate with birthday cake at signing session

SAFC players Jermain Defoe and Papy Djilobodji fan signing. Matthew Stoker with son Hendrix Stoker aged 9 months.

SAFC players Jermain Defoe and Papy Djilobodji fan signing. Matthew Stoker with son Hendrix Stoker aged 9 months.

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Papy Djilobodji got a special birthday surprise as he turned 28.

The Senegal defender was at a club signing session with team-mate Jermain Defoe when the former Tottenham Hotspur man brought out a football cake for him.

Supporters gave Djilobodji a round of applause.

Fans turned out in force to meet the pair at the club's Stadium of Light store for the event.

Fan Kyle Stanforth meets Jermain Defoe.

Fan Kyle Stanforth meets Jermain Defoe.

Jess Panchal and Kyle Stanforth at the SAFC players' signing session.

Jess Panchal and Kyle Stanforth at the SAFC players' signing session.

Fans queue up at the SAFC players' signing session.

Fans queue up at the SAFC players' signing session.

Fans queue up at the SAFC players' signing session.

Fans queue up at the SAFC players' signing session.