At his peak Michael Schumacher was unrivalled in the world of Formula 1.Schumacher retired in November 2012 holding every major statistical benchmark – the most world titles (7), wins (91), poles (68), fastest laps (77) and races won in a single season (13).
Schumacher was far from loved by all due to his win at all costs attitude, earning him as many enemies as fans, but it was this biting edge that gave him the quality that all true champions require.
On Friday, Schumacher remained in an induced coma in Grenoble after brain surgery following an accident while skiing off piste with his 14-year-old son Mick in France.
His condition remains critical but stable and yesterday F1 supporters traveled from far and wide to pay their respects in a silent vigil, on his 45th birthday, outside the hospital where he is currently being treated.
Sport 4 Thought would like to continue the theme by allowing a set of ten images we felt were most memorable from the German’s glittering career do the talking.
Written by Dom Wallace
Sport 4 Thought