Michael Schumacher in front of his fans for the last time

The year Michael Schumacher retired from F1 back in 2012, his last dance at Hockenheim in front of his German fans.

Schumacher is an idol of his country, but also the Italian tiffosi, you easily could say that he had more fans than any other driver in history of this sport.

However, he started his career at Jordan F1 team in 1991 – he showed his class in his first race at Spa as he qualified P7.

An impressive start for the German took the eye of Flavio Briatore, the man who had an eye for every star that was born.

He knocked the door of the German just after the first race to sign him and bring to Benetton team, and it worked out.

Michael at Benetton won two championships in a row back in 1994 and 1995. Then he had offers from McLaren and Ferrari for 1996 season.

He signed for the Italian manufacturer, to bring back to glory. At first, Ferrari wasn’t competitive to match the front runners.

Schumacher had to wait for another four years to be at the top and start winning. He dominated the sport for five seasons at Ferrari.

He retired from F1 at the end of 2006 after losing the title to Alonso. His comeback didn’t worked out as he wanted at Mercedes in 2010.

Mercedes couldn’t produce a winning car for the German champion. He spent three years at the team before retiring forever in 2012.

Here is the last dance of Michael Schumacher in 2012 at his home grand prix in Germany, Hockenheim.