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RUBEN: �HUESCA IS JUST AN STATION FOR ME�

27 Dec 2008
Rub?©n Castro is fulfilling a very solid season with Huesca. Together with Roberto, Rub?©n is the Pichichi of the squad with seven goals scored on the Segunda season. Recently the Canarian attacker talked with Sportpaper AS about how things are going for him and also about his future.

Rub?©n Castro is fulfilling a very solid season with Huesca. Together with Roberto, Rub?©n is the Pichichi of the squad with seven goals scored on the Segunda season. Recently the Canarian attacker talked with Sportpaper AS about how things are going for him and also about his future.

Q: You were decisive in the comeback of your team against Las Palmas a few weeks ago. You scored once and gave an assist. It seems that things are going well for you again ...
A: Yes, I hope. I haven’t scored all the goals that I wanted, but I think am I returning to find the path of the goal and I hope that things will continue the same.

Q: In addition, it seems that each time you score, Huesca earns points
A: Well much better then. So this means I always have to score (he laughs). No, seriously, we also have another striker in the team as Roberto, who is scoring a lot and has much more flair for the goal. Here what really matters isn’t who scores the goals, but the team.

Q: Now that you speak about Roberto , together you mean a couple very well complemented. He is tall and goes well in the aerial game, while you are short and skillful. Do you understand each other really well?
A: We are different and that’s good for the team. Everyone has their own things. If we play with long balls, we have him, and if we play with the ball over the grass, then it’s my turn. In addition, each day we know much more of the other and I am sure that with the pass of the time, we will be better and with more goals.

Q: But you spent the first seven matchdays without scoring a goal. Was that producing anxiety?
A: I do not know if anxiety is the right word. When you're in that situation, you train during the week thinking you need to score. Then you see the goals are not coming and sometimes the nerves appear. But I trusted in myself. This is a matter of streaks.

Q: Together with Rayo Vallecano, Huesca is one of the surprises in the season. A newcomer that’s fighting at the top, was this part of the plans at the team?
A: I think not and that’s something the fans always said. No one expected to see the team so well. We are united and everyone knows what to do.

Q: Didn’t you feel remorse when you scored against your former team?
A: Yes, if I could choose a team to score a goal, Las Palmas would be the last one. But my duties are with Huesca, which is the club that gives me to eat, and I am going until death with this shirt.

Q: Seeing how well the team is, is the promotion a possibility?
A: In the beginning the only goal is the permanence. From there we will see what happens. I believe we have enough squad to achieve our goal.

Q: Have you ever thought you would end playing at Huesca?
A: No, not at all. I do not want to despair the city or the team, but when I left Las Palmas, I wasn’t thinking about playing back at Segunda. The fate of football is like that. The important thing here is that I feel valued and part of a team.

Q: How do you deal with the cold?
A: Very bad. Each day that passes is colder, and people say the worst is yet to come. I can just get used to it.

Q: Your name was mentioned by several teams during this summer. What made you chose Huesca?
A: The truth is that here, they proposed me a group, a family, a place where I was going to feel valued. I have gone through many teams and I have not felt that way ever. So to feel so appreciated, it is very important to me.

Q: But you still have a contract with Deportivo. It is true that there is no place for you at that squad?
A: Apparently not. I haven’t had the continuity that every player wants. Still, I have not yet removed from my head the idea of succeeding at Deportivo. It's a team that has given me a lot.

Q: You've been in many teams. Is very restless to not have opportunities? A: Not that it's restless, but I haven’t been lucky or I haven’t done the things like I should. I think that if they give me confidence at any place, I can yield at a high level.

Q: Will we see Ruben Castro succeeding at Primera Divisi??n?
A: Hopefully. This is just a station for me. I need to play games and have minutes. I look forward to return to La Coru?±a at the end of the season and make a good year at Primera.

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