Michael Schumacher News: F1 legend responds as latest health update revealed

Michael Schumacher News: F1 legend responds as latest health update revealed

Over two years has passed since F1 legend Michael Schumacher suffered a head injury in a skiing accident on the French Alps. Fans will be pleased to know that a source has revealed that the 47-year-old is responding.

Luca di Montezemolo, who is the former boss of the seven-time Formula One world champion, has recently stated that it will be Schumacher’s mental strength which will be crucial for the driver to come out of this extremely difficult situation.

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“I’m very pleased to know that he is reacting. I know how strong he is. I’m sure that thanks to his determination – which will be crucial – he will come out from his very, very difficult situation … And I really hope.” Montezemolo said to CNN.

This is the latest update from the Italian businessman who also made a statement back in February where he mentioned that the health condition of Schumacher was “not good”. The 68-year-old gave his recent statement from his office in Rome. However, there was no clarification from him regarding what he meant by the world “reacting”.

Meanwhile, a neurological and spinal surgeon and a consultant to the Schumachers, Peter Hamlyn stressed on the fact that the recovery of the F1 legend will be painfully slow and will take years to happen. Moreover, even if Schumacher recovers, it may not be a full recovery, as reported by express.co.uk.

Updates have been slow and scarce since the Schumacher family has asked for a media blackout. This has led to constant false reporting considering no proper source is present to share authentic news update of the driver.

The German racing icon is currently under medical supervision at his Swiss mansion. Around 15 medical personnel are monitoring his condition round the clock. The rehabilitation process costs around $154,000 a week which is taking its toll on the family.

Michael Schumacher debuted in F1 in the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix and went on to win 91 races in his glorious career. His last race in the sport was in the 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix.

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