Germany’s win dedicated to Schumacher

Germany’s recent World Cup win had fans immensely happy. The news, however, that Lukas Podolski had dedicated the spectacular 4 - 0 win to his countryman and Formula 1 racer Michael Schumacher is heartwarming and heartening and both Formula 1 and football fans have been quite happy at the news.
Podolski stated that Schumacher was not only a fan of the sport but a good friend and therefore he wanted the win to be dedicated to him. He stated that he might have watched the match or he knew about the result and would be happy because of it.

The 45-year-old Formula 1 racer has been in a medically induced coma since the past six months after he suffered a skiing accident on 29 December in the French Alps. Recently, however, fans were happy to hear that he had come out of the coma and had in fact left the intensive care unit at Grenoble where he was being treated. He has moved to a treatment facility in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he will be closer to his family home.

Podolski is not the only one happy to hear of Michael Schumacher’s recovery. Sportsmen and women all over the globe expressed their joy at his recovery on Twitter. F1 2008 world champion Lewis Hamilton stated it was amazing to hear of his recovery and 2005 and 2006 champion Fernando Alonso was ‘happy this is going in a good direction’. World heavyweight boxing champion Vladimir Klitschko and England footballer Rio Ferdinand also expressed sentiments of encouragement at the news of Michael Schumacher’s recovery. Sepp Blatter, the current president of Fifa, wished Schumacher all the best for his further rehabilitation.