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Todt: No longer the same communication with Michael

FIA president Jean Todt has admitted that “communication” with Michael Schumacher is now compromised, alluding to the secretive existence of one of the most respected and successful Formula 1 driver of all time.

More than five years after the seven-time world champion’s French skiing accident, almost nothing is known about the extent of Schumacher’s brain damage.

Former Ferrari boss Todt, who led the team during their glory years, is one of the select few who is welcome to visit Schumacher.

“I can only say that his family is taking good care of him and he continues to fight,” the Frenchman said.

“His family is fighting just as much and of course our friendship cannot be the same as it once was. Just because there’s no longer the same communication as before,” Todt added.

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