MCF / Forward / Rubén Castro

Rubén Castro Martín

A legendary striker in Spanish football with a successful career spanning more than two decades. Amongst his standout achievements are the two First Division promotions with Betis, the club with whom he's the top scorer, and two 'Pichichi' titles in the silver division. He arrived from Cartagena, where he scored 39 goals in two years in the Second Division. His contract covers the 22/23 season.

MCF / Career and statistics

TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
MÁLAGA CF LaLiga SmartBank 7 605 2 0 0 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
FC Cartagena LaLiga SmartBank 41 3,194 20 7 3 0 0
FC Cartagena Copa del Rey 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 42 3,195 20 7 3 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
FC Cartagena LaLiga SmartBank 41 3,297 19 3 0 0 0
FC Cartagena Copa del Rey 1 44 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 42 3,341 19 3 0 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
UD Las Palmas LaLiga SmartBank 24 1,828 15 1 0 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
UD Las Palmas LaLiga SmartBank 41 3,343 15 3 3 0 0
UD Las Palmas Copa del Rey 1 12 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 42 3,355 15 3 3 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Real Betis Balompié LaLiga Santander 10 355 1 1 0 0 0
Guizhou FC Super League 12 1,079 7 4 1 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 22 1,434 8 5 1 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Real Betis Balompié LaLiga Santander 35 2,781 13 3 3 0 0
Real Betis Balompié Copa del Rey 1 24 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 36 2,805 13 3 3 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Real Betis Balompié LaLiga Santander 38 3,375 19 2 3 0 0
Real Betis Balompié Copa del Rey 2 104 0 0 1 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 40 3,479 19 2 4 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Real Betis Balompié LaLiga SmartBank 42 3,712 31 13 1 0 0
Real Betis Balompié Copa del Rey 4 260 1 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 46 3,972 32 13 1 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Real Betis Balompié LaLiga Santander 25 2,014 10 2 4 0 0
Real Betis Balompié Copa del Rey 3 208 1 0 0 0 0
Real Betis Balompié UEFA Europa League 6 390 2 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 34 2,612 13 2 4 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Real Betis Balompié LaLiga Santander 34 2,950 18 8 3 0 0
Real Betis Balompié Copa del Rey 6 360 3 0 1 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 40 3,310 21 8 4 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Real Betis Balompié LaLiga Santander 34 2,953 16 5 5 0 0
Real Betis Balompié Copa del Rey 1 90 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 35 3,043 16 5 5 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Real Betis Balompié LaLiga SmartBank 42 3,743 27 0 2 0 0
Real Betis Balompié Copa del Rey 7 516 5 1 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 49 4,259 32 1 2 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Rayo Vallecano LaLiga SmartBank 42 3,559 14 0 2 0 0
Rayo Vallecano Copa del Rey 2 32 1 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 44 3,591 15 0 2 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
SD Huesca LaLiga SmartBank 41 3,563 13 0 3 0 0
SD Huesca Copa del Rey 1 89 1 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 42 3,652 14 0 3 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
RC Deportivo de la Coruña LaLiga Santander 7 247 1 0 0 0 0
RC Deportivo de la Coruña Copa del Rey 2 90 0 0 1 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 9 337 1 0 1 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Club Gimnàstic de Tarragona LaLiga Santander 20 1,161 4 0 2 0 0
Real Racing Club de Santander LaLiga Santander 1 24 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 21 1,185 4 0 2 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
RC Deportivo de la Coruña LaLiga Santander 24 1,078 3 0 2 0 0
RC Deportivo de la Coruña Copa del Rey 1 60 1 0 0 0 0
RC Deportivo de la Coruña UEFA Copa Intertoto 8 474 4 0 1 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 33 1,612 8 0 3 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Albacete Balompié LaLiga Santander 22 1,164 3 0 0 0 0
RC Deportivo de la Coruña LaLiga Santander 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 22 1,164 3 0 0 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
UD Las Palmas LaLiga SmartBank 40 3,553 22 0 3 0 0
Selección Sub-21 Clasificación - Eurocopa Sub-21 4 297 3 - 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 44 3,850 25 0 3 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
UD Las Palmas LaLiga SmartBank 40 3,090 9 0 5 0 0
UD Las Palmas Copa del Rey 1 120 1 0 0 0 0
Selección Sub-21 Amistosos 2 134 1 - 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 43 3,344 11 0 5 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
UD Las Palmas LaLiga Santander 29 1,170 5 0 2 0 0
UD Las Palmas Copa del Rey 2 94 1 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 31 1,264 6 0 2 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
UD Las Palmas LaLiga Santander 3 19 0 0 0 0 0

MCF / Achievements

Season Team Honours
2014/15 Real Betis Balompié Second Division winner and promotion to First Division
2014/15 Real Betis Balompié Pichichi Trophy (Second Division)
2010/11 Real Betis Balompié Second Division winner and promotion to First Division
2003/04 UD Las Palmas Pichichi Trophy (Second Division)

Date of birth:
27/06/1981

Place of birth:
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Nationality:

Height:
1'69 m.

Weight:
70 kg.

Number:
24

Position:
Forward (Striker)

Dominant leg:
Right

Debut:
14/08/2022: Burgos CF 1 - Málaga CF 0

International:

International with Spain U-21 (6 times, 4 goals)

Career:

1999-00: UD Las Palmas (Academy); 2000-01: UD Las Palmas B / UD Las Palmas; 2001-04: UD Las Palmas; 2004-05: RC Deportivo de la Coruña / Albacete Balompié; 2005-06: RC Deportivo de la Coruña; 2006-07: Real Racing Club de Santander / Club Gimnàstic de Tarragona; 2007-08: RC Deportivo de la Coruña; 2008-09: SD Huesca; 2009-10: Rayo Vallecano; 2010-17: Real Betis Balompié; 2017-18: Guizhou FC (CHI) / Real Betis Balompié; 2018-20: UD Las Palmas; 2020-22: FC Cartagena; 2022-Present: Málaga CF

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