“I just hope Nicholas can enjoy his holiday and come back stronger next year.”
Verstappen became the fourth-youngest ever champion in F1 history behind Sebastian Vettel, Hamilton and Fernando Alonso.
With his remarkable combination of attitude and talent, many are touting the Dutchman to chase down the record of Schumacher and rival Hamilton, who sit on seven world titles.
However, Verstappen appears to be content with what he has achieved already.
“Becoming world champion is my life goal achieved,” he said at the FIA Gala.