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

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

Thursday, 1st December 2016, 4:04 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 3:42 pm
SAFC players Jermain Defoe and Papy Djilobodji fan signing. Matthew Stoker with son Hendrix Stoker aged 9 months.

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.

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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.
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.
Fan Kyle Stanforth meets Jermain Defoe.
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.