Lewis Hamilton has made public his affinity for Brazil in the past and has now received an offer of honorary citizenship from the nation. Hamilton, whose idol in Formula 1 is legendary Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna, said he is “honoured” to have been given the offer and says that he receives yearly offers from Neymar to visit the country.
Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium after winning Brazil’s Formula One Sao Paulo Grand Prix at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, or Interlagos racetrack, in Sao Paulo, on November 14, 2021. (Photo by NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP)
Lewis Hamilton says he is “honoured” to have received an offer of honorary citizenship in Brazil.