Massa tells of time spent at Schumacher’s bedside

Felipe Massa with Michael Schumacher on the podium after the 2006 German GP

Felipe Massa with Michael Schumacher on the podium after the 2006 German GP

During a media session with Brazilian journalists in Sao Paulo, Felipe Massa revealed that he spent time at Michael Schumacher’s bedside in the Grenoble University Hospital recently.

Massa said, “I have a great friendship with Michael. I saw him on a day that there was little media about. I stayed a long time by his side. It was good to be there. It looked like he was just sleeping, like anyone of us sleeps.”

“The wish is to pass him some energy as a friend. I’m really hopeful that everything will be okay and that he will wake up and recover fully,” said Massa who Schumacher referred to as his ‘younger brother’ while they were teammates at Ferrari in 2006.

“I am informed every day about his progress, and I continue to pray as I have since the day of his accident,” added Massa. (GP247)

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