Gino Pozzo is a wealthy Italian businessman who currently owns the Watford Football Club. He is from the influential Pozzo family, and he is the child of football enthusiasts Gianpaolo Pozzo and Giuliana Pozzo. The family owned three football clubs in the past, which includes the Udinese Calcio Club, purchased by his father back in the year 1986; the Watford Football Club, purchased by Gino Pozzo in 2012; and the Granada F.C., a Spanish football club that was recently sold to a Chinese businessman in 2016 for €37 million.
The Pozzo family also invests in a lot of business. They have a woodworking business which was sold in 2008 to support their football clubs. The family also owns an electrical appliance business, which has several branches all over Spain. Recently, the Pozzo family also decided to enter the property and financial sector because of the huge profit that can be generated from these industries.
Gino Pozzo’s interest in football started when he was young. As he moved to the United States when he was 18 years old, his perception of the world of football changed. Shortly after he graduated from Harvard University, he decided to focus more on becoming a football club owner.
He purchased Watford Football Club in 2012 and decided to move to London to see the condition of the players. He wanted to move the football club to higher ranks, so he consulted his father and asked him about the tips on how his football club can become better when it comes to their performance.
What Gino Pozzo currently does is that they are scouting new players for the football club, and investing heavily in them. He wanted to search for the best talents all over the world, and he believes that they can be trained to become an asset for the club. His passion for football is overwhelming, and many believed that it is his key to success.