Philipp Förster is a 28-year-old midfielder for VfL Bochum 1848. Förster was born on February 4, 1995 in Bretten, Germany, and spent his youth career playing for Karlsruher SC and VfB Stuttgart until 2014. He began his senior career in the Regionalliga Südwest with Waldhof Mannheim in 2014, where he made 76 appearances between 2014 and 2017. He then played with 1. FC Nürnberg, SV Sandhausen, and VfB Stuttgart between 2017 and 2022. On July 1, 2022, he joined his current club on a 2-year contract, where he has since made 16 appearances and scored 2 goals.