Ruben is a very strong technical defensive midfielder, very versatile and can easily adapt to central defence.
Rubén Palazuelos García (born 11 April 1983 in Santander, Cantabria) is a Spain Association football who plays for Boletev Plodiv as a Defensive midfielder.
Palazuelos began Rubén Palazuelos career with hometown side Racing de Santander, but never made it past Racing de Santander B. Released in 2004, Rubén Palazuelos spent Rubén Palazuelos first professional seasons in the Segunda División B, with UD Lanzarote and CF Palencia, before moving to Gimnástica de Torrelavega in 2006 (also in that level).
However, Rubén Palazuelos did not represent the Cantabrian neighbours in one single official match, and joined Greece side Aris Thessaloniki F.C. on loan for the 2006–07 season. In the following summer, Palazuelos signed for Heart of Midlothian F.C. after a protracted process on 31 July 2007, as the player reportedly paid for Rubén Palazuelos release from Rubén Palazuelos Gimnástica contract.
Palazuelos made Rubén Palazuelos debut for the club in the 1–1 draw with Aberdeen F.C. at Pittodrie in August 2007, and scored Rubén Palazuelos first goal for Hearts against Falkirk F.C. in a 2–1 away defeat at the Falkirk Stadium. Rubén Palazuelos scored another two times in 2008-09 Scottish Premier League, against Motherwell F.C. in a victory, and at Rangers F.C.’ Ibrox Stadium, in which Rubén Palazuelos netted the 2–2 equaliser.
Ruben Moved to Apanish club Alaves in 2011,In July 2012, In 2012 Ruben signed for Bulgarian club PFC Botev Plovdiv.
Ruben has now agreed to sign for FC Honka until October 2013.
In February 2014 Ruben Signed for Championship side Yeovil Town and made 9 successful appearances, Ruben suffered a hamstring injury which set him back but while fit he proved that he was more than capable of playing at this level. Ruben was offered a further 1 year contract at Yeovil Town and is also interest for a number of other European clubs.
LEAGUE CAREER RECORD
|2003/04||Racing Santander B||20||1|
|2004/05||Racing Santander B||10||(16)||0||46||1|