Earlier, it had been reported that German F1 legend Michael Schumacher was moving to Spain. But now, a spokesperson for the family said: “The Schumacher family does not plan to move to Majorca.”
The clarification was issued after Katia Rouarch, mayor of Andratx, Majorca said that the German Formula 1 driver would be moving to the area.
She said: “I can officially confirm Michael Schumacher is going to move in to our municipality and that everything is being prepared to welcome him.”
Schumacher’s wife Corinna reportedly bought a £27million mansion in the town of Andratx. This mansion was previously owned by Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.
Features on the property include a helipad and two swimming pools. Up until now, Schumacher has living in private in Switzerland. He suffered a devastating head injury in a skiing accident in the French Alps in December 2013.
Since the accident, the racing driver’s family have kept updates on his condition under wraps. He is believed to be receiving care at his home.
On his 49th birthday in January this year, his daughter Gina posted on Instagram: “Happy Birthday to the best Dad ever we love you #keepfighting.”
The German F1 driver’s manager has also previously said that the family appreciate the support of his fans.
Sabine Kehm said: “What can be said is that the family really appreciates the empathy of the fans.
“The people really do see and understand (his health situation) is not to be shared in the public eye.”
Michael Schumacher burst onto the scene in 1991 at the Belgian GP. His big break was at the same venue in 1992, with a maiden win. In 1994 and 1995, he took 2 back-to-back titles for Benetton. Finally, he joined Ferrari in 1996 for a match made in heaven. The ‘Red Baron’ would go on to win 5 more titles for the Scuderia.