Michael Schumacher well being query ‘all the time will get similar reply’ from F1 reporter

Formula One reporter Florian König has revealed the “same answer” he offers to each fan that asks about Michael Schumacher’s well being.

Racing legend Schumacher, 54, has been out of the general public eye since struggling a life-altering damage whereas snowboarding within the French Alps in December 2013. The seven-time F1 champion’s household have stored particulars surrounding Schumacher’s present well being personal since he got here out of a medically induced coma and continued his rehabilitation at residence all these years in the past.

But a brand new five-part documentary entitled ‘Being Michael Schumacher’, overlaying the German’s journey from go-karting expertise to motorsport legend, may make clear how he’s faring ten years on from the horrifying accident. And German presenter König has now provided his personal stance on the Schumacher household fiercely defending the Ferrari icon’s privateness.

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Speaking to German broadcaster ARD forward of the five-part documentary’s launch, König mentioned: “Whenever someone speaks to me, at the airport or elsewhere, the question often comes up: ‘Do you know how Michael is doing? Do you know what’s going on now?’

“I all the time say the identical factor: I do not ask the household in any respect. I completely respect the truth that they solely gave very sparse info, and I feel that is proper.”

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MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 01: Michael Schumacher of Germany and Ferrari smiles after the Vodafone Race on Piazza Duomo in Milan during the preview to the Italian F1 Grand Prix on September 1, 2005 in Monza, Italy
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The 56-year-old added: “I notice from these questions that people are still interested and that they still share in his fate.”

It follows the discharge of a 2021 Netflix documentary by which Schumacher’s spouse Corinna refused to supply little else aside from the very fact he was “different” post-crash. Others have dropped related updates since, with former F1 journalist and pal of Schumacher, Roger Benoit, lately claiming his situation is a “case without hope”.

December 29, 2013: Former F1 world champion Michael Schumacher, 44, suffered a head injury in a skiing accident this morning in Meribel in the French Alps
Michael Schumacher has not been seen in public since his ski accident in 2013

Speaking to Grosvenor Sport on the again of Benoit’s feedback, Schumacher’s former Benetton team-mate Johnny Herbert mentioned: “There’s never any news. What we do know is we never hear any positive news.

“That’s the horrible thought that he is still not able to be close to the Michael that we all remember. And that is very sad.”