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F1 Mexican Grand Prix: Michael Schumacher is ‘still fighting’ - Todt

FIA President Jean Todt says Michael Schumacher is 'still fighting' the battle against his injuries, almost two years after his skiing accident
FIA President Jean Todt says Michael Schumacher is 'still fighting' the battle against his injuries, almost two years after the skiing accident that left him with damage to the brain.

The 46 year-old was seriously injured in a skiing accident in the French Alps in December 2013. After several months in hospital, he has been continuing his rehabilitation at home, though his exact condition has never been officially communicated.

Indeed, with his family and management maintaining privacy, relatively little is known about Schumacher's condition today.

However, Todt – who enjoyed immense success with Schumacher as his Ferrari team principal – says he visits Schumacher and his family regularly, revealing he is 'still fighting' the serious injuries that are believed to have left him confined to a wheelchair.

"Michael is a close friend, his family is very close to me, I am very close to them as well,” Todt said. “I see Michael very often, and Michael is still fighting. We must keep him fighting for the family."

"It was interesting last week after Lewis was world champion for the third time. You saw the figures (number of titles). I was very proud of what Michael did, and you tend to forget what Michael did.”




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LaughingGas

October 31, 2015 9:13 PM

Just remember him for the brilliant driver and personality he was. It hard to say this but with injuries like he has, I honestly don't think he'll recover.

bikefan

November 01, 2015 12:46 AM

Despite all the controversial stuff, an abousolutly outstanding talent in an era we can only hope to see again. Greatful for the memories is an understatement!. Keep fighting!!.



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