Ruben Castro

Born: June 27, 1981 (age 36)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: Las Palmas, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Striker
Team: Real Betis (no. 24)
Ruben Castro of Real Betis celebrates scoring against Barcelona on 9 December, 2013
Career History
Senior2010-Real Betis
Sports Mole has 138 articles about Ruben Castro. Articles 1 to 40:
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Result: Real Madrid return to top of La Liga
Sergio Ramos scores a late winner as Real Madrid return to the top of La Liga with a 2-1 victory over Real Betis at the Bernabeu.
Mar 12, 21:38
Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Real Betis, Barcelona share the points in Seville
Luis Suarez nets in the 90th minute as Barcelona come from behind to draw 1-1 with Real Betis in Sunday afternoon's La Liga clash in Seville.
Jan 29, 12:58
Luis Suarez and Juan Vargas in action during the game between Barcelona and Real Betis on December 30, 2015
Team News: Real Betis hand debuts to Alin Tosca, Ruben Pardo for Barcelona clash
Real Betis head coach Victor Sanchez hands debuts to Alin Tosca and Ruben Pardo for their La Liga clash against Barcelona at the Estadio Benito Villamarin.
Jan 29, 10:18
Isco in action for Real Madrid on September 18, 2016
Result: Isco nets brace in Real Madrid rout
Real Madrid regain second position in La Liga courtesy of a 6-1 win over Real Betis in Saturday night's clash in Seville.
Oct 15, 21:33
Betis' forward Ruben Castro heads the ball past Rijeka's defender Niko Datkovic during the UEFA Europa League Group I football match Real Betis Balompie vs HNK Rijeka at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on December 12, 2013
Ruben Castro 'delighted' to pen new Real Betis deal
Real Betis forward Ruben Castro reveals his 'delight' after signing a fresh contract with his Spanish club, which will run until the summer of 2019.
Oct 8, 19:14
Betis' forward Ruben Castro heads the ball past Rijeka's defender Niko Datkovic during the UEFA Europa League Group I football match Real Betis Balompie vs HNK Rijeka at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on December 12, 2013
Gus Poyet: 'Real Betis desperate for Ruben Castro stay'
Real Betis boss Gus Poyet says that his team will 'pray every day' until the transfer window closes as they battle to hold on to Ruben Castro.
Aug 26, 20:36
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique shouts from the sidelines during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs SD Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on October 25, 2015
Result: Luis Suarez hits hat-trick in thumping Barcelona win
Defending champions Barcelona open their 2016-17 La Liga campaign with a 6-2 victory over Real Betis at Camp Nou.
Aug 20, 19:07
FC Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique reacts during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between AS Roma and FC Barcelona at Stadio Olimpico on September 16, 2015
Live Commentary: Barcelona 6-2 Real Betis - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the La Liga clash between Barcelona and Real Betis at Camp Nou.
Aug 20, 16:15
Ivan Rakitic celebrates scoring during the La Liga match between Real Betis and Barcelona at Estadio Benito Villamarin on April 30, 2016
Result: Barcelona back on top of La Liga
Barcelona return to the top of the La Liga table with just two games to play following a 2-0 win at Real Betis on Saturday night.
Apr 30, 21:20
Lionel Messi celebrates scoring the opener during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Sporting Gijon on April 23, 2016
Preview: Real Betis vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Real Betis and Barcelona at the Estadio Benito Villamarin.
Apr 29, 15:37
Fernando Torres shouts in Antoine Griezmann's ear after scoring for Atletico Madrid against Barcelona on September 12, 2015
Result: Atletico Madrid move to within six points of Barcelona in La Liga table
Atletico Madrid return to winning ways in La Liga with a 5-1 home success over Real Betis in Saturday's clash at the Vicente Calderon.
Apr 2, 16:49
Diego Simeone bellows during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Villarreal on February 20, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Real Betis
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Atletico Madrid and Real Betis at the Vicente Calderon.
Mar 31, 18:16
German Pezzella and Gerard Moreno in actione during the La Liga game between Espanyol and Real Betis on March 3, 2016
Result: Real Betis cruise past Espanyol to end winless away run
Real Betis pick up their first away win in nine to move six points clear of the relegation zone, beating Espanyol 3-0.
Mar 3, 21:21
Valencia's Britihs coach Gary Neville gestures from the sideline during the UEFA Champions League football match Valencia CF vs Olympique Lyonnais at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on December 9, 2015.
Gary Neville: 'I believe in my work'
Valencia boss Gary Neville says that he still retains belief in his work at the La Liga club despite overseeing a ninth game without a win in Spain's top flight.
Feb 7, 19:49
Valencia's Britihs coach Gary Neville gestures from the sideline during the UEFA Champions League football match Valencia CF vs Olympique Lyonnais at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on December 9, 2015.
Gary Neville: 'We didn't deserve to lose'
Valencia boss Gary Neville insists that his side did not deserve to lose their La Liga fixture against Real Betis on Sunday afternoon.
Feb 7, 18:43
Inigo Martinez of Real Sociedad de Futbol in action during the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Real Sociedad de Futbol and Shakhtar Donetsk held on September 17, 2013
Result: Real Sociedad narrow winners over Real Betis
Goals from Xabi Prieto and Inigo Martinez help Real Sociedad record a 2-1 win over Real Betis in Saturday night's La Liga clash at the Anoeta.
Jan 30, 22:57
Real Madrid's French assistant coach Zinedine Zidane looks on before the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on August 18, 2013
Result: Real Betis hold Real Madrid to draw
Alvaro Cejudo's first-half volley sees struggling Real Betis draw 1-1 with Real Madrid in their La Liga clash in Seville on Sunday night.
Jan 24, 21:21
Alphonse 'Don't Touch My' Areola and Ruben Castro in action during the game between Villarreal and Real Betis on January 16, 2016
Result: Real Betis halt Villarreal winning streak
Villarreal miss the chance to move third in La Liga ahead of Real Madrid having seen their six-match winning streak end in a goalless draw with managerless Real Betis.
Jan 16, 21:21
Atletico Madrid's Brazilian forward Diego da Silva Costa (C) vies with goalkeeper Adan and Brazilian defender Paulao (R) during the Spanish league football match
Report: Premier League clubs monitor £5m-rated Antonio Adan
Real Betis goalkeeper Antonio Adan emerges as a transfer target for a number of Premier League clubs, according to a report in Spain.
Dec 23, 16:55
Betis' coach Pepe Mel gestures during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs Real Betis Balompie at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on September 19, 2015
Result: Willian Jose clinches points for Las Palmas
Willian Jose scores in the final minute of stoppage time as Las Palmas earn a crucial 1-0 win over Real Betis in their bid to avoid relegation.
Dec 12, 23:00
Betis' forward Ruben Castro heads the ball past Rijeka's defender Niko Datkovic during the UEFA Europa League Group I football match Real Betis Balompie vs HNK Rijeka at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on December 12, 2013
Result: Early Ruben Castro strike earns Real Betis win
Ruben Castro scores inside the opening five minutes to hand Real Betis a 1-0 win over Levante in La Liga.
Nov 27, 21:21
Atletico Madrid's Argentinian coach Diego Simeone shouts during the Spanish league football match Real Betis Balompie vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on November 22, 2015
Match Analysis: Real Betis 0-1 Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Atletico Madrid moved into second position in La Liga with a 1-0 win at Real Betis.
Nov 22, 22:15
Fernando Torres drops to his knees after scoring for Atletico Madrid against Barcelona on September 12, 2015
Team News: Fernando Torres leads Atletico Madrid line at Real Betis
Fernando Torres is given the nod to start Atletico Madrid's La Liga meeting with Real Betis at ​Estadio Benito Villamarin.
Nov 22, 18:45
Betis' forward Ruben Castro heads the ball past Rijeka's defender Niko Datkovic during the UEFA Europa League Group I football match Real Betis Balompie vs HNK Rijeka at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on December 12, 2013
Pepe Mel hails Antonio Adan, Ruben Castro
Real Betis boss Pepe Mel lavishes praise on goalkeeper Antonio Adan and leading scorer Ruben Castro for their impressive form this season.
Nov 10, 18:18
Betis' forward Ruben Castro heads the ball past Rijeka's defender Niko Datkovic during the UEFA Europa League Group I football match Real Betis Balompie vs HNK Rijeka at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on December 12, 2013
Result: Ruben Castro strike enough for Real Betis win over Malaga
Real Betis secure a narrow away win over Malaga in their La Liga clash at the Estadio La Rosaleda as a second-half strike from Ruben Castro seals the three points.
Nov 7, 22:59
Athletic Bilbao's forward Aritz Aduriz (R) celebrates with midfielder Oscar De Marcos (2ndR) and teammates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League group L football match Athletic Club Bilbao vs FC Ausburg at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on Septembe
Result: Athletic Bilbao see off Real Betis
Inaki Williams scores twice as Athletic Bilbao secure a 3-1 victory over Real Betis in La Liga.
Nov 1, 21:25
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Result: Granada, Real Betis share the points in La Liga
Granada hold on to draw 1-1 against Real Betis but they remain in 18th in the La Liga table.
Oct 24, 19:12
Carlos Casemiro of Real Madrid in action during the Copa del Rey, Round of 32 2nd leg match between Real Madrid and Olimpic de Xativa on December 18, 2013
La Liga Team of the Week – Week Seven
Sports Mole picks out its La Liga star XI from another pulsating round of action in Spain's top flight.
Oct 5, 12:57
Real Betis manager Pepe Mel looks on before kick-off against Lyon in their Europa League match on November 28, 2013
Result: Real Betis see off Rayo Vallecano to climb up to eighth
Goals from Heiko Westermann and Ruben Castro help Real Betis to a 2-0 win over Rayo Vallecano in La Liga's early Sunday kickoff.
Oct 4, 12:53
Luis Suarez of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and UD Las Palmas at Camp Nou on September 26, 2015
La Liga Team of the Week – Week Six
Sports Mole picks out its star XI from another round of La Liga action.
Sep 28, 12:58
Betis's Joaquin Sanchez reacts during a UEFA Cup soccer match at the Ruiz de Lopera stadium in Sevilla, 16 March 2006.The match ended 3-0.
Result: Joaquin scores in Real Betis win
Joaquin scores his first goal since returning to Real Betis during their 2-1 victory away at Sporting Gijon.
Sep 27, 12:50
Betis' forward Ruben Castro heads the ball past Rijeka's defender Niko Datkovic during the UEFA Europa League Group I football match Real Betis Balompie vs HNK Rijeka at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on December 12, 2013
Result: 10-man Real Betis beat Real Sociedad
Ruben Castro's header leads Real Betis to a 1-0 victory over Real Sociedad in La Liga.
Sep 12, 22:57
Gareth Bale for Real Madrid on January 31, 2015
Player Ratings: Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis
Sports Mole takes a closer look at how each player performed during Real Madrid's 5-0 win over Real Betis in La Liga.
Aug 30, 00:33
Gareth Bale for Real Madrid on January 31, 2015
Match Analysis: Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Real Madrid beat Real Betis 5-0 in La Liga on Saturday evening.
Aug 29, 23:59
A general view during the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Real Zaragoza at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 30, 2011
Result: Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez inspire Real Madrid win over Real Betis
Rafa Benitez claims his first La Liga victory as Real Madrid head coach with a 5-0 demolition of Real Betis, courtesy of doubles from James Rodriguez and Gareth Bale.
Aug 29, 23:42
Real Madrid's Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Malaga FC at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 18, 2015
Half-Time Report: Real Madrid in control against Real Betis
Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez find the net as Real Madrid take a 2-0 lead into the break of their La Liga clash with Real Betis.
Aug 29, 22:16
James Rodriguez for Real Madrid on February 4, 2015
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Real Betis at the Bernabeu.
Aug 29, 21:22
Karim Benzema for Real Madrid on November 26, 2014
Team News: Karim Benzema starts for Real Madrid
Karim Benzema returns to the starting lineup as Real Madrid face Real Betis in their La Liga clash at the Bernabeu.
Aug 29, 21:01
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring on a penalty kick during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Villarreal CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on March 1, 2015
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Real Betis
Sports Mole previews the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Real Betis at the Bernabeu.
Aug 27, 18:57
Betis' forward Ruben Castro heads the ball past Rijeka's defender Niko Datkovic during the UEFA Europa League Group I football match Real Betis Balompie vs HNK Rijeka at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on December 12, 2013
Result: Roberto Soldado scores on debut in draw at Real Betis
Real Betis rescue a late draw at home to Villarreal in their opening game back in La Liga.
Aug 23, 23:22



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona55001721515
2Sevilla541071613
3Atletico MadridAtletico5320104611
4Valencia52309369
5Real Sociedad430111749
6Real Betis530267-19
7Real Madrid52219548
8Athletic Bilbao52124317
9Leganes52123307
10Villarreal42026516
11Levante41305416
12Las PalmasLas Palmas520358-36
13EibarEibar5203310-76
14GironaGirona512235-25
15Getafe411234-14
16Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo5113611-54
17Espanyol411238-54
18Celta Vigo410357-23
19AlavesAlaves500508-80
20Malaga5005111-100
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