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Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button among friends wishing Michael Schumacher on his miraculous recovery on Twitter

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 - 9:37am IST | Agency: Reuters

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Seven time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher woke up from comatose state on June 16. The news came after speculations earlier in May that the F1 racer could remain permanently in the vegetative state.

Schumacher has been receiving treatment in a hospital in Grenoble, France, after his skiing accident on the French Alps in December last year, where he suffered numerous head injuries. 

The news that he is awake and responding to his family has delighted friends, well wishers and fans alike. Here are some Twitter reactions to his miraculous recovery:

Ferrari's double world champion Fernando Alonso of Spain said, "Good start of the week with the news of Michael! So happy this is going in the good direction."

McLaren driver and 2009 world champion Jenson Button of Britain posted: "Great to hear some positive news about Michael's condition."

Four-time world constructors' champions Red Bull Racing, tweeted: "Positive news that Michael is not in a coma any more. Everyone in The Team is thinking of you."

Force India driver and fellow German Nico Hulkenberg said: "Great to hear about Michael - that its moving in the right direction! Really good & happy to hear that."

McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen of Denmark said: "Really good to hear about Michael's progress."

Marussia driver Max Chilton of Britain posted: "Overjoyed for Michael. Long road ahead but positive news."

World heavyweight boxing champion Vladimir Klitschko of Ukraine said: "It is such good news that Michael Schumacher is making major progress in his recovery. Michael keep on fighting."

NBA forward Pau Gasol of Spain tweeted: "Very glad to hear the news about Michael Schumacher! Keep strong #Schumi, I wish you all the best in your recovery!" 

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