Date of birth: 17/04/1997 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Wertheim (Germany)
Youth career: SV Viktoria Wertheim 2000, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
Current club: TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
Squad number: —
Current national team: Germany U-18
Position: winger, secondary striker, striker
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship elite round (3/2), 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (3/0)
Contract until: 30.06.2016
Player’s agent: unknown
Similar type of player: Iago Aspas
Style of play:
– number “9”/shadow striker/inside forward
– striker is at his best when he can get a good diagonal through ball
– one-on-one situation specialist
– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace
– likes to try to beat offside trap
– counter attack threat
– likes to cut inside
He is best suited to playing as:
Striker in 4-2-3-1.
No senior team appearances yet.
Philipp Ochs has been a stand out player since his early years. He joined TSG 1899 Hoffenheim youth academy at the age of 13. In 2012 young “Hoffe” team won presigious Audi Cup in Hungary and Philip became the top scorer, who scored on every match and scored 6 goals altogether, including two in the final against NK Zagreb. He is a regular Germany international, currently playing for its U-18 set up. In 2014 he was one of the best players of German national team at UEFA European Under-17 Championship, but young “Die Mannschaft” generation failed, earning only one point in the group stage.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
First team material in a top European club.