Questions are being asked of the Real Madrid star’s international future on the back of another frustrating World Cup campaign.
Ronaldo, at 33 years of age, is yet to state in public whether he will be adding to his 154 caps, but his manager believes he will be back for more.
"Cristiano still has a lot to give to football," the Euro 2016-winning coach told reporters.
"There is a tournament in September and we hope Cristiano will be with us to help the players grow."
Ronaldo has plenty of time to weigh up his options before then, with a well-earned break set to carry the five-time Ballon d’Or winner towards the 2018-19 campaign.
As things stand, that season will see him once again leading the line in Madrid.
He did, however, hint at a possible summer move after landing a fifth Champions League crown in May and continues to be linked with a return to Manchester United or big-money transfer to Paris Saint-Germain.
Ronaldo will be eager to hit the ground running wherever he ends up, with his World Cup having come to a frustrating close.
Drawing a blank against Uruguay means that one of the finest players of all-time is still looking for his first goal in the knockout stages of football’s showpiece event.
His eternal rival Lionel Messi finds himself in the same boat, with the Argentina international having also tasted last-16 heartache on Saturday as the Albiceleste went down 4-3 in a thrilling clash with France.