Why you should: 1) They're beautiful.
Italians live up to their reputation as being some of the most beautiful people on earth. Footballer Fabio Cannavaro, pictured here, is one of countless Italians to have captured hearts with his classic dark hair and olive skin.
As well as being descendants of Roman Gods, modern-day Italians know how to look after themselves and will always look good on your arm.
Photo: Yasser Al Yayyat/AFP