Controversy over Michael Schumacher’s health: “We only hear lies, reveal the truth”

Willi Weber, former representative of the German driver, fired at the family of the seven-time Formula 1 world champion and asked them to reveal “how he is currently” after the accident he suffered in 2013.

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In 2013, the former German pilot Michael Schumacher He suffered an accident while skiing in the French Alps that caused serious brain damage. Since then, his life is unknown and secrecy about his state of health reigns among his inner circle. nine years later, willi weberformer representative of the seven-time world champion, shot the family: “We only hear lies, reveal the truth“.

Controversial accusations against Michael Schumacher’s family: “We only hear lies, reveal the truth”

Weber was the representative of the former pilot of Benetton, ferrari Y Mercedes between 1988 and 2010. During that time, he forged a close relationship both with the pilot and with his family. Today, however, the hermeticism that reigns over the German’s health left him outside the inner circle. “I was able to understand the initial situation, since I always did my best to protect Michael’s private life, but since then I have only heard lies from them. They kept me out, they told me it was too soon. Well, now it’s too late. It’s been nine years, maybe they should reveal the truth and tell it like it is“, expressed’ Weber.

Willi Weber and Michael Schumacher

In statements to La Gazzetta dello SportWeber complained about the treatment he received from Schumacher’s family and inner circle since that 2013 accident: “It was a huge pain for me. I tried hundreds of times to contact Corinna (Schumacher’s wife) and she didn’t answer. I called Jean Todt to ask him if he should go to the hospital and he told me to wait, it was too soon.. I called the next day and nobody answered me. I didn’t expect such behavior and I’m still mad about it“.

Michael Schumacher’s health: how is the German, nine years after his accident

Although the family of Michael Schumacherwith his wife corina in front, they have maintained total secrecy about the health of the seven-time champion of the Formula 1the truth is that through the years Some statements have emerged that allow us to glimpse a little of what the life of the German is like, nine years after the ski accident.

Specifically, the ex-pilot suffered the accident on November 29, 2013skiing at the Méribel resort, when he fell and his head hit a rock, suffering permanent brain damage. According to Olivier Fourcadeski instructor in Méribel, Schumacher He had a GoPro camera in his helmet that, at the time of the impact, first got hooked on his ski and then went through his helmet.

He was immediately transferred to Grenoble University Hospital by helicopter and there he was operated on twice and initially diagnosed with “cranioencephalic trauma with coma”. After the interventions, he remained in a coma for six months, until waking up in June 2014.

Michael Schumacher

Since then, the family has revealed practically nothing about his health and has not even allowed photographs of the former pilot to leak. In 2021, a documentary authorized by the family for Netflix gave some details of life after the accidentbut very few. However, the neurologist Eric Rieder He referred to the German’s health that same year and gave a bleak picture: “I think he’s in a vegetative state, which means he’s awake, but he’s not responding.. She is breathing, her heart is beating, she can probably sit up and take small steps with help, but no more. Is there any chance of seeing him as he was before his accident? Really I do not think so“.

PHOTOS: Méribel, this was the area where Michael Schumacher suffered his accident in 2013

Méribel crashes Schumacher
Méribel crashes Schumacher
Méribel crashes Schumacher

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