Friday, 30 April 2010

Légion d’Honneur for Michael Schumacher

Prime Minister of France, Francois Fillon offered Légion d’Honneur to Michael Schumacher for his lifetime achievements in Formula One.

The Légion d’Honneur is an order of the French state first established in 1802 to reward military and civilian service, outstanding talent and great virtue.

Scumacher : “I feel very honoured and proud to have received this award. The ceremony was very solemn and moving. Afterwards we had the opportunity to meet up with some close friends in Paris.”

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