WATCH: Sebastian Vettel Reveals His Heartwarming Act of Simplicity After an F1 Race Weekend

Published 04/25/2021, 5:55 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Bahrain Grand Prix – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel during the press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS


Sebastian Vettel isn’t one to talk about his family to the world of Formula One. However, fans were surprised to see the German open up in a recent video. Vettel talks about embracing his family whenever he returns from work.

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The four-time world champion is a very secretive person, and not much is known about Vettel. The fans love that he is such a simple man with great family values.

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In a recent video posted by Formula One on YouTube. Being asked what’s the first thing he does when he gets back home, Vettel had the most heartwarming answer.

Sebastian said, “Just embrace my kids and my wife, and the dog, cuddle the dog.”

The German is a very hidden man from the world, getting to know such simple things about him surely makes the most loved by the world of Formula One.

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The German driver remains, the only person not being on any social media platforms. Unlike his colleagues such as Hamilton or Leclerc who have a massive following, Vettel likes to keep to himself.

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He said, “I never tried it and I think it’s a good thing because a lot of people tell me they can’t get away from it. I have never tried it so I’m not missing it and I’ve seen how it works with other people roughly.

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Formula One F1 – Emilia Romagna Grand Prix – Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola, Italy – Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel walks around the track ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini

“And as far as I can tell, it’s done in a way that obviously you’re addicted. So yeah. Not for me,” Vettel concluded.

Fans always look forward to seeing Vettel on camera, whether its on Aston Martin’s YouTube videos or having the star performance in the Netflix special, Drive to Survive. The German never fails to bring a smile to anyone’s face, even if he himself is going through a bad phase in life.

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What are your favorite Vettel moments away from the track? Let us know in the comments below.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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