After a long and difficult fight, Michael Schumacher has emerged from his coma and is leaving hospital.
Michale Schumacher suffered a serious head injury while skiing nearly six months ago, but he has woken from the coma which he was in and will leave the hospital in Grenoble where he was being treated, according to reports today.
Sabine Kehm, Michael Schumacher's manager, gave the good news in a statement that said that the family wanted to thank all the staff at the hospital who treated the Forumla 1 legend during his time there, and also "all the people who have sent Michael all the many good wishes to Michael [sic]. We are sure it helped him".
Here's the full statement from Sabine Kehm on Schumacher: pic.twitter.com/LtVTnVPbgP
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Kehm also added that this is not the end of the road for Schumacher, who has a lot of recovery and rehabilitation still to do, and the family have requested that he be allowed to do this away from the public eye.