In a heartfelt letter Corinna Schumacher, wife of seven time world Formula One champion Michael has revealed an insight to the champions condition.
The 49 year old former world champion, who won titles with both Benetton Renault and Scuderia Ferrari, suffered a severe head injury after crashing on a slope while a holiday in December 2013. Michael was airlifted to Grenoble Hospital and underwent two operations after the skiing accident in the resort of Meribel.
Since the terrible accident, news of his condition and recovery has been kept out of the public eye and after spending several months in hospital Schumacher returned to his home in Switzerland in September 2014 and has since been receiving intensive treatment at home.
Now in a private letter sent to German musician Sascha Herchenbach, Corinna has spoke of her husband as a “fighter” saying the Formula 1 will legend “will not give up”.
Musician Sascha Herchenbach, revealed details of the letter in an interview with German magazine Bunte last week, explaining how it was written in reply to the singer and composer after he sent the family a recording of a new song Born To Fight following the accident.
Corinna wrote: “I would like to sincerely thank you for your message and nice gift that will help us through this difficult time.
“It is good to receive so many kind wishes and other well-intentioned words – which is a great support for our family.
“We all know Michael is a fighter and will not give up.”
Musician Sascha confessed “I had not expected to get an answer and was overwhelmed, she wrote that she was very thankful for the gift and helped her and her family over this difficult time”
“The letter was handwritten and signed by Corinna on her stationery.”
Further news on Michaels condition is unlikely to emerge but fans can take some kind of relief knowing that the champion is still fighting in what is his greatest batttle and we wish him a recovery as soon as possible.