Michael Schumacher’s former boss at Ferrari Jean Todt has revealed he visits the stricken German champion twice a month.
Updates on Schumacher’s health have been far and few between since he hit his head on a rock while skiing with his then 14-year-old son Mick in the French Alps in December 2013.
Last, “close relatives” reportedly told French magazine ‘Paris Match’ and given a brief insight into the 49-year-old’s current well-being.
One relative was quoted as saying: “When you put him in his wheelchair facing the beautiful panorama of the mountains overlooking the lake, Michael sometimes cries.”
Schumacher currently lives in the town of Gland, overlooking the Lake Geneva.
And Todt is a regular visitor to their home, seeing his close friend ‘a minimum of twice a month’.
He told The Times: “I love Michael. I see his family. I wish the situation would be different. When people ask me what is my best memory, it’d say Suzuka in 2000. Michael is world champion after 21 years. I remember saying to Michael, ‘On a professional level, things will be different for us.’ In fact they weren’t different because we had so much passion for success that, when we got that, we wanted to win the next one. That was a time to stop for a while,” he said.
The 72-year-old continued: ” That’s my three darlings. Michael, Michelle and my son. I think this one [picture] was when I won the French award called Légion d’Honneur [in 2011]. They came to the celebration. They all love each other, which is something that is also special to me.” – he concluded.