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FIA president Todt tells world to leave injured Schumacher 'in peace'

2018-08-06 11:50

TIME TO RETIRE: Happier days for the Formula 1 aace back in 2012 when he announced he would be retiring. Image: AFP

Jean Todt has called for the world to leave Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher "in peace".

The condition of the seven time world champion is basically unknown, after he sustained brain injuries in a late 2013 skiing fall.

'Leave Michael in peace'

FIA president Todt, who was Schumacher's Ferrari team boss and is still a close family friend, told the Argentine daily La Nacion: "He is surrounded by his family and relatives.

READ: Michael Schumacher is ‘still there, still fighting’ – Former Ferrari boss

"I feel blessed to have frequent access, but his health is a private matter and I think it's time for us to let Michael live his life in peace. I repeat, it's time for us to let Michael live his life in peace," Todt added.

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