The Bambi is the most established movie and tv award in germany, previous persons awarded with the Millenium category have been Helmut Kohl, Hans-Dietrich Genscher and Helmut Schmidt and last year Bill and Melinda Gates.
The speech was done by 4 times world champion Sebastian Vettel: „Dear Michael, you have made Formula One popular in germany and created a real boom. I would have loved to give you this award in person. You have achieved a lot both as an athlete and a man.“
Michael’s manager Sabine Kehm and his long-time team boss Ross Brawn were receiving the award on behalf of Michael.