Michael Schumacher didn’t name his son Mick after himself as some think – but there’s still a touching reason behind it

MICHAEL Schumacher didn’t name his son Mick after himself as many believe – but done as a touching tribute. “Mick Schumacher isn’t named after his dad like a lot of people seem to think,” he said. “Mick Schumacher is named after a person who his father, Michael, was in total awe of, a sportsman who had won five world titles back to back with Honda. “As a mark of respect, Michael Schumacher called his son Mick.”. It comes as F1 fans were moved to tears over a video showing Michael and a young Max Verstappen. The show outlines Mick’s struggles – and the pressure that came with racing under the name “Schumacher”. Speaking about his good friend, Max said: “It was different for Mick than it was for me.

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