This Wednesday opens in Netflix a new documentary about Michael sSchumacher in which one of the great protagonists is his wife, Corinna, a key figure for the former German pilot to remain alive after the fateful ski accident in the French Alps in 2013, the date on which life in the family turned upside down.
A Corinna who in this new documentary has had hair and signs many secrets that were not known until now, such as how they were known. It was a mutual friend who introduced them in 1991, and the crush was such that four years later they were already getting married. “He is simply the most adorable person I have ever met,” says Corinna, with whom Michael had two children, Mick and Gina-Maria.
It is the first in-depth interview that Corinna has given since the accident, which is why the documentary has aroused great anticipation: “No matter what happens, I will do everything I can. We are all going to do it. We do everything we can to improve Michael and make sure he feels comfortable and alone so that he feels like he is with his family and to continue our bond. “
The last thing Schumacher said in the Alps
Corinna does not forget that on the fateful day of the accident in the Alps, Schumacher suggested that she leave there: “Shortly before it happened, he told me: ‘The snow is not optimal. We could fly to Dubai and skydive there ‘. It was really bad luck, all the bad luck that anyone could have in their life.
A Corinna who fell in love with Michael for his way of being and not for his talent, because when she met him he was still a promising young man in the world of motorsport: “Not once did I think: ‘He’s an excellent pilot of racing at the start of a dazzling career. ‘ No one could have guessed what would happen. I thought, ‘He’s a good guy.’ And yes, he was a lot of fun and that’s what I saw in him. I fell in love with him simply because he was such a wonderful person. I just felt that he was something special to me.
In addition, he tells the most personal secrets of Schumacher: “At parties, he was the first to arrive and the last to leave. He loved it. We laugh a lot and we have a lot of fun. We all ended up in the pool sometime, that was Michael’s thing. Even at our wedding people were thrown into the pool! ” Finally, leave a heartbreaking phrase: “Michael always protected us. Now we are protecting Michael. Of course I miss him every day, but it’s not just me who misses him: the children, the family, his father, everyone who is close to him. Michael is here in a different way, but he is here and I think that gives us strength.