Gino Pozzo also was able to get Marco Di Vaio, Gianpaolo Pazzini and Massimo Ambrosini. They all made the company grow into the largest club in Italy, which became very profitable.
Pozzo was fired from AC Milan in 2001 and went back to work at Udinese Calcio with his father, Giampaolo Pozzo. Udinese went from Serie B to Serie A in 2003 that was also when Pozzo became President of Udinese Giuseppe Bergomi joined the squad that same year. The team was able to move up from Serie A to Serie B in 2004 and then Serie A again in 2005. Udinese went on to make it back to the Serie A again in 2006 and help Udinese Calcio Football Club win their first Italian championship. The next year, Udinese made it back to the Serie A for the third consecutive season. Udinese also won their second Italian championship that same year against Chievo that came from a hard-fought 0–0 draw at home against Inter Milan. It was also Gino Pozzo’s last season as a President of Udinese Calcio after he sold 60% of his shares in 2009.
On January 2011, Gino Pozzo returned as the owner of Watford F.C., who are an English League team in England’s Football League Championship (second tier). Watford are now owned by the Pozzo family.
This is a partial timeline of Gino Pozzo’s involvement with Udinese Calcio.
Since the first day in which Udinese was founded, Gino Pozzo has been linked to the management and ownership of Udinese. The following table shows his involvement with the club:
Gino Pozzo has his company as well as his family’s company A Sport Software S.r.l. (ASOS), also known as ASOS that owns a great share of Udinese football team, so he is heavily connected to their affairs and operations. He is their owner and chairman. ASOS runs both Udinese Calcio and Watford F.C. See this page to learn more.