Foreign rail player John-Patrick Strauß, born in Wetzlar and with Filipino roots, signed a two-year contract in Rostock. The 26-year-old comes from FC Erzgebirge Aue, for whom he has played 103 second division games since 2017. In addition, the 1.77 -meter -tall right foot on twelve international operations (two goals) for the Filipino national team.
“I am happy and motivated to continue my career at Hansa Rostock,” Strauß is quoted at the Hansa club website. “I know the loud audience from the first leg from last season and now I am happy to achieve the goals together with these fans in the back and the team.”
“With John-Patrick, we were able to sign a very well-trained player who can be used variably on both outer lanes,” says Martin Pieckenhagen, Board of Sport in Rostock. “With his pronounced offensive urge, together with his strong duel behavior, the good technology and its running strength, he was part of the regular staff in Aue and thus inevitably also has a lot of experience in the 2nd division.”