The children of Michael Schumacher have posted throwback images and wished the Formula One great a happy 55th birthday, despite the fact that there is still a lot of uncertainty over his health.
Just a few days after the tenth anniversary of the catastrophic ski accident that brought Schumacher to fame, he turned 55 years old. Schumacher rose to stardom while racing for Ferrari.
In December of 2013, Schumacher was involved in an accident; nevertheless, his condition is still unknown because his wife, Corinna, is the one who is responsible for his treatment.
At the beginning of this week, Gina Schumacher shared a throwback photo of herself and her brother Mick with the legendary Formula One driver on the occasion of his birthday.
In addition, Mick Schumacher shared a picture of himself with the legend, in which he was smiling and holding his thumb up. Mick is a racer in Formula One, following in his father’s footsteps on the racing circuit.
“Happy Birthday, Papa!” Gina replied back to him. reminiscence of one of the many adventures that we have had.
In a letter, Mick wished the best father in the world a happy birthday. “I adore you!” The former Formula One team that Schumacher competed for, Mercedes, which currently includes Lewis Hamilton among its drivers, also wished him a happy birthday and encouraged the German racer to “keep fighting” in the upcoming season.
— Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team (@MercedesAMGF1) January 3, 2024
When the official Mercedes account posted a message on X (which was then known as Twitter), it read, “Happy Birthday, Michael. Currently, the @F1 legend is celebrating his 55th birthday.
Keeping up the fight, Michael. Jean, who formerly served as the head of Ferrari, has once again discussed his close buddy Michael. It has been over ten years since the Formula One legend was last seen in public.
When Schumacher was skiing in Meribel, France, in December of 2013, he was involved in an accident that left him with a severe head injury. As stated by Todt in an interview with L’Equipe this week, “Michael is here, so I don’t miss him.”
“However, he is not the Michael that he used to be,” the speaker said. What makes him unique is that he is protected by his wife and children, who also serve as amazing guides for him.
I have the honor of being able to share time with him right now, and his life has changed significantly. There is nothing else to add about it. He was unfortunate enough to get hit by fate ten years ago. The Michael that we knew from Formula One is no longer the same person.