Michael Schumacher Health News & Update: Formula One Star's Friend Reveals Current Condition, F1 Legend Doing Better?

By Kathleen Nava , Updated Nov 08, 2016 07:05 AM EST

Updates about Michael Schumacher's health have been heartbreaking, leaving fans to worry about the Formula One superstar's condition. While his 2013 injury was never hidden from the public, his family has been tight-lip about the F1 legend's current state. Now, a new report claims that the Formula One superstar is showing "encouraging signs."

Michael Schumacher Health News & Update: Formula One Star's Current Condition Revealed By Close friend

Despite reports that Michael Schumacher is not doing well, his good friend, Ross Brawn, revealed to BBC Sport that the F1 legend is showing progress. The technical director at Benetton and at Ferrari then shared that they are praying for his recovery.

"There are encouraging signs and we are all praying every day that we see more of them," Ross Brawn told BBC Sport. "All I would say is there is a lot of speculation about Michael's condition, most it's wrong and we just pray and hope every day that we continue to see some progress."

Michael Schumacher suffered a severe head injury on Dec. 29, 2013 due to his skiing accident at the French Alps, the heartbreaking incident was highly publicized. The transparency was made as the family believed that the fans of both Michael Schumacher and Formula One deserves to know what happened to the German racer.

Michael Schumacher Health News & Update: Formula One Legend's Condition Still Uncertain, Family of F1 Star Requests For Privacy

Suddenly, Michael Schumacher's family is hoping for for the media and fans to respect their privacy. This sudden change of heart lead fans to speculate that Michael Schumacher's recovery may be bleak. The new update from Ross Brawn gave fans hope that the F1 superstar has a chance to get better.

To mark his first world championship title on Nov. 13, Michael Schumacher's family posted a message on his official Facebook page to announce the anniversary of his epic win. The post was then accompanied with a #TeamMichael hashtag.

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