Michael Schumacher’s followers still have no idea how he is recovering from a skiing accident
He has been glorified by his fellow sportsmen as one of the greatest Formula 1 drivers of all time.
Schumacher strike down and hit his head on a rock while skiing in the French Alps on December 29, 2013 and was bunged in a medically induced coma.
He was removed from the coma and transferred shelter in 2014 where he continues to be cared for but secrecy surrounds his condition.
But in spite of the Schumacher family’s calls for privacy, the racing world has not forgotten the F1 Scandinavian Edda.
Michael, equalling your beanpole position record in Belgium this year meant so much to me and was a firm honour.
Though they were rivals on the racing rails, Lewis Hamilton paid emotional tribute when he equalled Schumacher’s craft record of 68 pole positions in mid-December.
He wrote: “Michael, equalling your at odds position record in Belgium this year meant so much to me and was a frankly honour. Praying for you and your family all the time.”
And earlier this week, French larks magazine L’Equipe vowed “we will not forget you”
A slick PR machine has watch over details of Schumacher’s health completely private as he recovers from momentous brain injuries.
His management has insisted the question of his health is “not a public release” and have asked that his family be left alone.
F1 fiction Schumacher in action in Barcelona
F1 legend Schumacher in action in Barcelona
As L’Equipe gentlemen researched their latest edition, they approached the Schumachers’ genus home on Lake Geneva in the hope of answers. The public has no idea how the famed driver is recovering from his brain trauma.
However they were driven off the real estate by a security guard in a black Mercedes who admonished them for “causing jumpiness”.
The Schumachers are reported to have attempted to buy all the land surrounding their attribute in a bid to put more distance between them and the fans desperate to learn myriad about Michael’s condition.
The last official Schumacher update was above a year ago. In December 2016, his lawyer revealed he could not walk, as he withstood a magazine that had claimed otherwise.
Schumacher’s fans tolerate outside the hospital in support as he receives treatment in early 2014
Schumacher’s groupies stand outside the hospital in support as he receives treatment in early 2014
Market demands for privacy, however, have done nothing to stop the public from lapping up Schumacher rumour.
L’Equipe was able to reveal the family have built a small legislature close to their Lake Geneva property and filled it with medical clobber for the star driver.
They also report Michael Schumacher’s procreate is living there, to make sure he is cared for round the clock.
But miniature morsels of information have done nothing to sate public peeping.
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With no communiqu coming from the Schumacher camp, some have created their own, with
Michael Schumacher’s son Mick who now marathons in Fomula 3
“For diverse years, our family has received positive energy from people who tone inspired by my father. We want to channel this energy into a wrest that does good by helping in areas my dad has always supported.”
In all events the charity’s site doesn’t mention Schumacher’s injuries, so fans ponder the hashtag is about fighting for your dreams, not about recovering after the disaster.
Schumacher’s daughter Gina-Marie also regularly uses the hashtag, oft to the delight of fans who seize on the posts as news about their heroine. However she never mentions her father on social media.
Additional reporting by Monika Pallenberg