‘We must hope one day Michael Schumacher be back with us’

Michael Schumacher’s manager Sabine Kehm says she hopes “with continued support and patience” the seven-time Formula 1 world champion will “one day be back with us”.

It is more than two years since Schumacher sustained severe head injuries in a skiing accident in the French Alps.

Speaking at the opening of an exhibition of memorabilia from Schumacher’s private collection in Marburg, Germany, Kehm said: “He is the most successful driver in history and sometimes, on days like this, it is good to be reminded of it.

“Of course, Michael is not here and of course we miss him. We know what has happened and cannot change it.

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“We must accept it and hope with everything we have that with continued support and patience he will one day be back with us.

“Racing was his life and no one would have liked to have been here more than him.”

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Last October, FIA president and close family friend Jean Todt said Schumacher “is still fighting”.

The German spent a number of months in intensive care in Grenoble Hospital before regaining consciousness.

He was then moved to a hospital closer to home in Lausanne before returning home in early September 2014.

Since then, there has been little information revealed about the 47-year-old and his recovery.

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