The footballer’s drivers pulled up to the petrol station shortly after 2pm on Wednesday, hoping that a tanker would arrive with supplies. A Range Rover, driven by a member of Ronaldo’s security team, was also present.
They kept their spirits high with takeaway Starbucks while they waited in the rain.
Six hours and forty minutes later, they decided to call it a day at 9pm and drove home.
The UK fuel crisis comes as people continue to panic buy petrol after the supply chain was affected by a shortfall in drivers.
Ministers said they expected the situation to improve further and have called in the army to support them, with the first troops driving tankers expected to appear on the roads “in the next couple of days”.