Vittorio Pozzo, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Vittorio Pozzo

Italian footballer and manager

Date of Birth: 02-Mar-1886

Place of Birth: Turin, Piedmont, Italy

Date of Death: 21-Dec-1968

Profession: association football manager, association football player, journalist

Nationality: Italy

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Vittorio Pozzo

  • Vittorio Pozzo (Italian pronunciation: [vit't??rjo 'pottso]; 2 March 1886 – 21 December 1968) was an Italian football manager, player and journalist. The creator of the Metodo tactical formation, Pozzo is regarded as one of the greatest managers of all time, and is the first person to guide a national team to two FIFA World Cup titles as coach, leading the Italy national team to victory in the 1934 and 1938 FIFA World Cups.
  • Nicknamed Il Vecchio Maestro ("The Old Master," in Italian), he also led Italy to a gold medal at the 1936 Olympic football tournament, and managed the Italian championship squads of the 1930 and 1935 editions of the Central European International Cup.

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