Michael Schumacher Update: John Todt gives update on the Formula One driver

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Former Ferrari CEO John Todt has recently come out to comment on Formula one legend Michael Schumacher, whom Todt considers a very good friend.

Schumacher is currently recovering from a severe head injury, which the German suffered in the French Alps. Very little news has surfaced regarding the condition of the 47-year-old. Schumacher’s family has kept the news of his recovery highly-confidential.

Todt who is now the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) president feels that his relationship has changed with the retired German racing driver. He still finds the situation with Schumacher “difficult to comprehend”, according to Sports Bild.

“My relationship with him has changed of course, but I still have a relationship with him. I’m still his friend.” Todt said.

He also went on to mention his close relationship with Corina Betsch, Schumacher’s wife and the entire Schumacher family.He added that he feels a “responsibility” towards them.

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Meanwhile, no certain news has surfaced regarding the present health of the former Formula One world champion. Despite recovering at his own residence, it’s still unknown as to how far Schumacher has progressed regarding his health.

Long-time manager, Sabine Kehm is the only close source to Schumacher who has been able to give some sort of an update regarding the German. She said that the 47-year-old is “making progress”. But, she asked the fans not to get carried away and continue praying for the Formula One legend.

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Recently, news surfaced which claimed that Schumacher has started “walking”. However, the news was neither denied nor confirmed by his family. They have openly requested privacy as they believe that without it the recovery of the fallen F1 driver would be delayed.

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