The five-time Ballon d´Or victor missed the two internationals Portugal played in September.
Ronaldo, through his Twitter, faulted the media for riding on the explosive allegations, adding that his conscience was clear.
"We agreed the player wouldn't be available, wouldn't be an option for selection", Mr Santos said.
According to Record, Ronaldo recently spoke to Santos and to Portuguese federation president Fernando Gomes, with the three deciding it is best for the Juventus forward not to be included in the squad through November - though it is unclear if his omission is related to the allegations.
According to the Heavy reports, Kathryn in her complaint filed with Clark County Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court said Cristiano Ronaldo tried to have intercourse and also forcibly sodomise her. Ronaldo had invited a number of people to his hotel suite to check the view of the city.
MILAN: Italian champions Juventus on Thursday broke their silence over rape allegations against their superstar player Cristiano Ronaldo, saying the claims made by an American model do not change their opinion of the Portuguese striker, but USA sportswear giant Nike said it was "deeply concerned".
"No, no, no, no, no". "They will want to protect their asset, and also any exclusivity associated to their endorsement deal, so right now, we're not likely to see any changes or knee-jerk reactions". It's normal. They want to be famous-to say my name. "I am a happy man and all good", Ronaldo said.
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 filer, Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo, center, is flanked by his girlfriend Georgina, left, and his son Cristiano Jr, as he sits in the stands during a Champions League, group H soccer match between Juventus and Young Boys, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.
Christiano Ronaldo's omission comes in the wake of the rape allegations against him by former American model Kathryn Mayorga.
Ronaldo has made 154 appearances for his country and is the nation's all-time top scorer on 84 goals.
Cristiano Ronaldo drives his vehicle as he leaves after completing a training session at the Juventus center in Turin, Italy, on Thursday.
Costa, who withdrew from the squad last month for personal reasons, came off injured during Atletico's 3-1 win over Club Bruges in the Champions League on Wednesday, although it remains unclear if he has omitted this time due to injury.