The 10 'Coolest' Nationalities
Russians scraped into the list of the world’s “coolest nationalities,” scoring 10th place in an international poll that has been topped, despite purported global anti-U.S. sentiment, by Americans.
Social networking site Badoo.com asked 30,000 people across 15 countries to name the coolest nationality and also found that the Spanish were considered the coolest Europeans, Brazilians the coolest Latin Americans and Belgians the globe’s least cool nationality.
“We hear a lot in the media about anti-Americanism,” said Lloyd Price, Badoo’s director of marketing. “But we sometimes forget how many people across the world consider Americans seriously cool.”
The Five 'Least Cool' Nationalities
“America,” Price said, “boasts the world’s coolest leader, Obama; the coolest rappers, Jay-Z and Snoop Dogg; and the coolest man in technology, Steve Jobs of Apple, the man who even made geeks cool.”
Price did not elaborate on what makes other nationalities, including Russians, cool.
Belgians topped the anti-rating of least cool nationalities, followed by Poles and Turks.