The seven-time Formula 1 world champion suffered a serious accident that left him in a coma at a ski resort at the end of 2013. Weeks before he had answered questions from fans, in an interview the family has now released.
Since the accident in the Meribel resort in the French Alps, on December 29, 2013, Schumacher's family has been relegated to an absolute secrecy about the evolution of the former champion's health status, giving out little or no information. Public images of the former German pilot over the last five years. Michael Schumacher has been kept in a "bubble" that is barely accessible to anyone.
Now with Schumacher's 50th birthday on the horizon (January 3), his family decided to publish on his German official website an unpublished interview with the driver with most awards in F1 history. Weeks before the accident in Meribel, Schumacher responded to a series of questions from fans on Oct. 30, 2013, and spoke about his greatest titles, toughest rivals and his idol as a kid, among other things that were now shared with the public.
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