All applauds Schumacher’s die-hard finale

Even the most cynical skeptics of Michael Schumacher’s ability had to be impressed with his daring dash through the field in the final Formula One race of his illustrious career, German newspapers said on Monday.
Although most Germans are fans of the seven-times world champion and proudly wear his red Ferrari colors, there have been a fair number of detractors in a home country that has ties to several other Formula One teams.
Until Sunday, that is, when the 37-year-old Schumacher’s riveting ride through the field from last to fourth at the Brazilian Grand Prix turned the final naysayers into believers, newspapers said.
«Schumi said goodbye with the most thrilling catch-up race of his career,» wrote Bild newspaper, which devoted three full pages to Schumacher on Monday after 12 on Sunday.
«He fought his way back from last place to fourth with one of the best races in his 16-year career,» the daily wrote.
The General-Anzeiger in Bonn, near Schumacher’s hometown of Kerpen, said his fighting spirit made believers out of his enemies and brought tears to the eyes of his legions of fans.
«Even those who have absolutely no interest in motor sport could not help being captivated by his final run,» it said of the race watched by 12 million Germans.
«The hopes for an eighth title were minimal but despite technical problems and a punctured tire, the champion raced like a young rookie full of cheek and fury — chapeau Schumi!»


The Rheinische Post, published in Duesseldorf, called it «Schumacher magic, one last time.»
«Even if he didn’t make it to the podium, Schumacher showed one of the best races ever. He squeezed everything out of his Ferrari engine as if he were squeezing on a lemon, had one ‘all or nothing’ lap after another, and passed rival after rival.»
The Berliner Zeitung said he had deserved a more glamorous farewell with a spot on the podium if not his 92nd career victory.
But it added his inspired rally stole the show, especially in passing Giancarlo Fisichella and Kimi Raikkonen.
«He drove a fabulous race in his final outing and didn’t even make it to the podium,» it wrote.
«With audacious, reckless and truly championship maneuvers, he even passed Fisichella and his Ferrari successor Raikkonnen to grab fourth place.»
Chancellor Angela Merkel paid tribute in an open letter to Bild newspaper, putting him in a line of German sporting heroes with Max Schmeling, Franz Beckenbauer and Steffi Graf.
«You used your talent and your German virtues — hard-work and a tireless will to succeed — to get to the top,» Merkel wrote. «And even for those outsiders who don’t well understand Formula One, you enriched the sport with your brilliance.»

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Demetrios Georgalas (A Surviving Globalization Consultant) was born in 1961 in Bern and grew up in Athens. In1985, graduated from Surrey University with a Tourism Management BSc (Hons). In 1998, graduated from LMTB under Freie Universitat Berlin, with a Diploma Lasers in Medicine. His professional career was started in the private sector and at the same time he created his first consulting company D+G Consultants Inc. Worked for major multinationals in Greece and abroad (FMCGs / Pharmaceuticals / Tourism). Demetrios Georgalas, having established also Travelling 2 Greece a destination management company, while with the D+G Consultants working in the areas of BTL and special marketing projects. He is activated except from Greece in the Balkans and in Turkey, consulting his clientele with new innovative proposals. Apart from his enterprising activities, he dabbles at blogging, travelling and cooking while he is married and has two children. In conclusion Demetrios Georgalas is an Athenian, Greek, Agnostic, Traveller, & Liberal he likes sci-fi, photography, blogging, travelling and cooking and if you like fascism or any kind of dogma, keep out! Δημήτρης Κ. Γεωργαλάς Γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα το 1961, σπούδασε Τουριστική Διαχείριση στο Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο και κατέχει μεταπτυχιακό τίτλο στην Βιοτεχνολογία. Έχει εργαστεί σε μεγάλα τουριστικά γραφεία του εσωτερικού, και σε πολυεθνικές σε Ελλάδα και Εξωτερικό, στο χώρο των φαρμάκων, των ιατρικών μηχανημάτων και των FMCG’s. Από το 2001 είναι ελεύθερος επαγγελματίας, με δραστηριότητα στην διαχείριση προορισμού, τον θεματικό τουρισμό και τις ειδικές ενέργειες marketing. Είναι παντρεμένος και πατέρας δυο παιδιών, διδάσκει ειδικά θέματα εξωτερικού εμπορίου και κοινωνικής δικτύωσης, σε επιχειρήσεις και οργανισμούς. Ασχολείται ενεργά με το διαδίκτυο από το 1993 με άμεση εμπλοκή στα κοινωνικά δίκτυα και στο «ιστολογείν». Φανατικός ταξιδευτής, ερασιτέχνης φωτογράφος, μαχόμενος αγνωστικός και φιλελεύθερος. Όραμά του μια Ευρωπαϊκή Ελλάδα.
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4 Responses to All applauds Schumacher’s die-hard finale

  1. Ο/Η Marialena λέει:

    Συμφωνώ και επαυξάνω Δημήτριε. Η αποχώρηση του Σούμι από τις πίστες της Φόρμουλα 1 σηματοδοτεί την αλλαγή φρουράς στον μηχανοκίνητο αθλητισμό. Sena, Schumi, who’s next?Την καλημέρα μου σε όλους τους τιφόζι, Μ.

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  2. Ο/Η "Δημήτριος ο Ταξιδευτής" λέει:

    an kaignwstos latris tis maclareno shumi tha meinei axexastos!

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  3. Ο/Η nosyparker λέει:

    Ποιο Ζαγκλιβέρι καλέ; Εκεί δούλευα πριν 4 χρόνια (προ Πτολεμαΐδας εποχών) :p Δίπλα στις λίμνες είναι (μικρή και μεγάλη Βόλβη, δες στο χάρτη) 😉

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  4. Ο/Η Zooman λέει:

    Συμφωνούμε απόλυτα!Αν και fan του Θεού και της McLaren, KATI αφησε ΠΙΣΩ ΤΟΥ ο κερατούκλης!!!:)

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