Michael Schumacher: Discover the astronomical medical costs that his family must pay


But what becomes Michael Schumacher for almost 9 years now? This is the question that everyone is asking and at present, only a handful can answer it. Considered the greatest Formula 1 driver in history, the 53-year-old German won 7 world championship titles in his career before retiring. Unfortunately, he was not able to enjoy it for long since in December 2013, he suffered a terrible fall on skis near Méribel (Savoie). Supported by the emergency services, he has since been treated near Gland, in Switzerland, where he resides.

If everyone tries to know the state of health of the champion, only a privileged few, like his great friend Jean Todt, know something about it. His wife Corinna tries to protect him as much as possible and despite the confessions of some journalists sometimes, it is impossible to know how Michael Schumacher feels currently. If little is known about him and the care he receives on a daily basis, The Gazzetta dello Sport nevertheless came out a big revelation concerning the amount of this care and the number is simply mind-boggling.

Corinna forced to sell property to get by

According to the estimates of the Italian sports newspaper made in 2016, the treatment of Michael Schumacher would cost approximately 10 million euros per year! An absolutely astronomical sum and very difficult for the family to assume, although her son Mick has also become a brilliant Formula 1 driver. To get by, Corinna had to sell several properties in order to meet her medical needs. husband. A very complicated situation for the wife of the champion, who also seemed very moved during a ceremony in Germany recently, but who does not want to give up. « We are doing everything we can to improve his condition so that he is comfortable (…) Whatever happens, I will always do my best »she assured in a Netflix documentary devoted to the former pilot.

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