Cristiano Ronaldo’s driver ‘waited seven hours for petrol’ – and left without it

Despite waiting for almost seven hours in total, Cristiano Ronaldo's driver was forced to exit a petrol station empty-handed on Tuesday evening and leave the £220,000 Bentley without a full tank.

The Manchester United icon would've been busy preparing for their Champions League clash against Villarreal while pursuit took place the previous day, and he went on to score the winning goal.

On Tuesday, both his driver and security team sat waiting for fuel, but were forced to leave with nothing after the station was not filled up by suppliers.

Ronaldo and his family are said to said to be staying in a seven-bed mansion in Wilmslow, Cheshire, but he might not be able to get out and about as planned this week.

The Sun report news of the long petrol station wait, and add that a security staff member joined the driver to make sure everything went smoothly.

The report adds that the team had takeaway coffees to keep up their spirits throughout the event, and that they gave up at 9pm having arrived at just after 2pm earlier in the day.

They quote a source as saying: “His security waited for hours obviously hoping a tanker would eventually arrive but they were forced to drive off. The two men looked so fed up waiting in the rain.

"Ronaldo might be housebound like everyone else if this keeps up.”

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The Bentley Flying Spur is said to be a new addition to the garage of Ronaldo following this return to the Premier League from Juventus, joining a collection of several supercars.

As well as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Rolls-Royce and McLaren models, Ronaldo is said to have splashed out on a £8.5million Bugatti Centodieci – one of only 10 to be built.

Petrol has not been the only issue to have faced Ronaldo since his return to Manchester, with disruptive sheep forcing him and his family out of their dream mansion.

Ronaldo and partner Georgina Rodriguez moved to England with their four children, and the eldest Cristiano Jr is currently training with United.

Since first joining the Red Devils back in 2003, The 36-year-old has kept his mind and body sharp – meaning that a lack of sleep would not be tolerated for long.

The Sun quoted a source as saying that the sheep nearby their former house were very noisy in the early mornings, and also that a public footpath along the land had a view inside the gates.

Ronaldo's team denied these claims, however.

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