Football is popular among almost all of Europe and there are a few big names known for helping move teams up the ranks thanks to their ownership Gino Pozzo and the rest of the Pozzo family are some of these names and have been owners of football clubs since 1986. Since then, they have gone on to acquire 2 more teams and became the first family to own this many clubs at once.
Prior to getting into the business of football club ownership, the family of Gino Pozzo had a long history of woodworking. The family had run a business surrounding the field for a few generations already. While they may have ended up selling the business in order to put more focus on sports, the parents of Gino Pozzo now have an electrical appliance business.
When the family purchased their first team, the Udinese Calcio football club. They managed to help the team move up to the Premier League and became well known for their capable style of ownership. No matter how busy Gino Pozzo happens to be with his other investments, he still makes sure that he does the football clubs that he owns correctly.
Gino Pozzo moved to the United States and earned his Master’s Degree from Harvard University. After this, he moved to Spain after he married his wife and in 2013 moved once again to London with his wife and their 3 kids. He made this decision to give his newest team the attention that it needed. In 2013, Gino Pozzo purchased the Waterford Football Club who were only playing the 4th Division at the time. With goals of making it to the Premier League, the team has been showing improvement since it was acquired by Gino Pozzo. This year, all of their teams played at a high level in their leagues.