A TV presenter has opened up about what he tells fans whenever they ask about Michael Schumacher.
The German is one of the best F1 drivers of all time, having won seven titles during his illustrious career.
However, Schumacher has not been seen in a decade after a devastating skiing accident in 2013.
The 54-year-old man lost his way and hit his head on a rock, resulting in serious injuries.
Michael Schumacher update provided by TV presenter Florian Koenig
Not much is known about Schumacher today, with his family preferring to keep details under wraps to maintain his privacy.
A new documentary is being released next month that will shed light on his rise from go-karting star to one of the best drivers of all time.
Speaking to German manufacturer ARD, Florian Koenig has now revealed that fans often ask him about Schumacher.
However, he respects the affected F1 icon and tells fans he will not give them any information.
“Whenever anyone talks to me, at the airport or anywhere else, the question often comes up: ‘Do you know how Michael is? Do you know what’s going on right now?’
“I always say the same thing: I don’t ask the family at all.
“I completely respect the fact that they have only given very limited information, and I think that’s right.
“These questions showed me that people are still interested and that they are still partners in her destiny.”
The Schumacher family lawyer, Felix Damm, recently explained why there was a lack of a ‘final report’ on the Formula One legend.
He says this is to protect the former Ferrari driver from media intrusion.
“It was always about protecting private things,” Damm told German outlet LTO.
“We considered whether a final report on Michael’s health might be the right way to do this.
“But that would not have been the end of it and the ‘water level report’ had to be constantly updated and it was not up to the family when media interest in the story waned.
“They [the media] Such reports can be picked up again and again and ‘and what does it look like now?’ One, two, three months or a year after the message.
“If we want to take action against this reporting, we have to deal with the logic of voluntary self-disclosure.
“If it is not the person concerned himself, but friends or acquaintances who disclose private information, it is not a case of ‘voluntary self-disclosure’ of privacy.
“Therefore, the data subject can protect himself against disclosure of private circumstances, even if the information comes from an acquaintance.”
‘Life’s not fair,’ Schumacher’s brother Ralf recently said when asked about his sibling.
“Unfortunately, sometimes life is not fair. We have to accept it,” Ralph said.
“When I see him [Michael’s] The children, Gina-Maria and Mick, my heart smiles.
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Michael Schumacher hit his head on a rock while skiing in France in 2013
“If anyone in the family wants my advice, I’m there. They’re making their way.”