But that may not have even been the highlight of his week, as just a day later the youngster received 28,000 Christmas cards and 75 parcels in the post.
The avalanche of mail was the result of a campaign started by an Everton fan recently with the aim of encouraging as many people as possible to send their support for Bradley, who was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2013.
Can you all please retweet this pic.twitter.com/WCvA2p4vnm— Robbie Fowler (@Robbie9Fowler) December 10, 2016
And the campaign paid off in dramatic effect on Thursday, with the ever-grinning super-fan greeted by mountains of cards.
"They have come in from Australia, New Zealand and all over the UK," Bradley's mum Gemma told the Belfast Telegraph.
Two years of chemotherapy beat Bradley's initial cancer, but it returned in June with further treatment only likely to give him more time.
[Belfast Telegraph, Twitter]