Michael Schumacher’s family has made a rare statement on the treatment of the seven-times world champion ahead of his 50th birthday.
The exact details of Schumacher’s condition have been closely guarded by those closest to him since he suffered head injuries when he fell while skiing in December 2013.
“You can be sure that he is in the very best of hands and that we are doing everything humanly possible to help him,” said his family, who again stressed their desire for privacy.
“Please understand if we are following Michael’s wishes and keeping such a sensitive subject as health, as it has always been, in privacy.”
They will mark his birthday tomorrow by releasing a new app featuring a “virtual museum” celebrating his achievements.
“We are very happy to celebrate Michael’s 50th birthday tomorrow together with you and thank you from the bottom of our hearts that we can do this together. As a gift to him, you and us, Keep Fighting Foundation has created a virtual museum.
“The Official Michael Schumacher App will be released tomorrow, so that we can review all together Michael’s successes. The app is another milestone in our effort to do justice to him and you, his fans, by celebrating his accomplishments. We wish you a lot of fun with it.
“Michael can be proud of what he has achieved, and so are we! That’s why we remember his successes with the Michael Schumacher Private Collection exhibition in Cologne, by publishing memories in social media and by continuing his charitable work through the Keep Fighting Foundation. We want to remember and celebrate his victories, his records and his jubilation.”
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