April 13, 2024

Schumacher’s shocking confession

The mystery surrounding Michael Schumacher’s actual state of health is no longer a mystery. Just a few days before the tenth anniversary of his tragic skiing accident in Méribel – on December 29, 2023 – the Red Baron remains holed up at home in Switzerland, where very few family members are allowed to visit him. His former manager Willi Weber is not one of them. Much to his regre…

The mystery surrounding Michael Schumacher’s actual state of health is no longer a mystery. Just a few days before the tenth anniversary of his tragic skiing accident in Méribel – on December 29, 2023 – the Red Baron remains holed up at home in Switzerland, where very few family members are allowed to visit him. His former manager Willi Weber is not one of them. Much to his regret.

When I think of Michael now, I unfortunately have no hope of seeing him again. There hasn’t been any positive news for ten years. His family has always forbidden me to come and see him.tooth. It affected me enormously, as you can imagine.

A hopeless case

Another former close friend of the Schumacher family now sidelined, Swiss journalist Roger Benoit didn’t hide his pessimism a few weeks ago: There’s only one answer to this question, and it’s his son Mick, who gave it in 2022 in one of his rare interviews: ‘I’d give anything to talk to Dad. This sentence says it all about the state his father has been in for over 3,500 days. It’s a hopeless case. Jean Todt, the only personality still admitted to the seven-time world champion’s private life, admits with a wry smile: Unfortunately, fate struck him ten years ago, and he’s no longer the Michael we know him to be.