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Schumi's life story in Hollywood film

world Updated: Apr 24, 2008 15:21 IST

Michael Schumacher's agent and advisor told a German magazine the seven-time Formula One world champion is wanted by a Hollywood producer to act in a film telling his life story.

The 39-year-old Schumacher retired in 2006 and has been employed by Ferrari ever since as a test driver. He won 91 Grand Prix, was on the podium 154 times between 1991 and 2006 to become the most successful driver in the history of Formula One, a sport which has not captured the imagination in the USA.

Willi Weber told Bunte magazine, which appears today: "A Hollywood producer is interested in the life of Michael Schumacher and a film would be called the 'Michael Schumacher Story' with him as the main actor.