Michael Schumacher's family 'speechless' at love and sympathy from fans worldwide

Michael Schumacher's family are "speechless" at the love and support the stricken F1 star has been receiving from fans worldwide. 

On Thursday (Nov 13), Schumacher's official website was reactivated to mark the 20th anniversary of clinching his first Formula One title.

On his new relaunched website, the former F1 driver's wife Corinna, 45, and children Mick, 15, and Gina-Marie, 17, said: "Every day wishes for his recovery arrive and the extent of sympathy for him makes us speechless.

"We can only say thank you for that, that you fight with him and us together. We remain confident and hope for the best for Michael.

"Your strength helps us continue to support him in his fight."

Website a "home"

Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm is hoping that the website will give fans of the motor-racing star a “home” as they continue to support him in his recovery.

“We hope to thus give the many fans from all over the world, whose sympathy is still unbroken after his accident, a home,” said the manager. 

Schumacher is receiving treatment at his home in Gland, Switzerland, after suffering brain injuries when he slammed his head against a rock in a skiing accident in December.

He had two operations to remove potentially fatal blood clots and was then put into a medically induced coma.

But he was allowed to leave hospital in September after being treated first in a hospital in the French city of Grenoble and then in a clinic in Lausanne, Switzerland.

While no new information was given about his condition, a doctor in charge of his care said in September that Schumacher was making progress but would need years to recover.

Source: Mirror Online, AFP

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