John Terry dumped his £175,000 Bentley in a traffic jam and called a pal to babysit it for him until the traffic cleared.
The Chelsea skipper even began walking home after losing patience from being stuck in gridlocked traffic on the A3 in Surrey.
He was spared the three mile walk as another mate eventually picked him up, according to The Sun.
Bored: Chelsea captain John Terry phoned up a mate to babysit his Bentley to avoid sitting in traffic
‘We’d all sat there for hours,’ a witness told The Sun.
‘People had been getting out of cars and chatting. Then out jumped John Terry in his Chelsea training gear.
‘He leapt over the barrier and b******d off — leaving his car. We were speechless.’
Motorists were left stuck on the road after a man had killed himself jumping off a bridge — a motorcyclist then died smashing into a parked ambulance.
Terry was on his way to his home in Oxshott when he ditched his silver Bentley Continental GT.
‘For all he knew the road could have opened five minutes later,’ the witness added. ‘His car would have been blocking everyone.’
Terry’s agent said: ‘John needed to get home so he called a friend to come and sit in his car.
‘Another friend kindly picked him up further down the road.