Doping scandals have really hurt the name of Lance Armstrong. From an athlete's idol, he reap the scorn now and topped the list of 10 Most Disliked U.S. Athletes.
Armstrong's reputation shattered when last month admitted that he was using doping in his bike racing career, including when to win seven Tour de France titles.
Prior to that, Armstrong was also already convicted and removed all their titles. However, the new confession made later becoming complete his "collapse".
Armstrong then topped the 10 Most Disliked U.S. Athletes list, released by Forbes. Mentioned AFP, Armstrong only get 15 percent positive vote - at least - of the survey participants Nielsen / E-Poll. The amount is equivalent to the American Football player Manti Te'o, but Armstrong "wins" because it considered had a more famous name.
Te'o, linebacker at the University of Notre Dame, is currently rated as one of the talented players who have bright prospects to appear in the National Football League (NFL). But revelations his lies about the death of her lover, who was fictional, it made him lose public sympathy.
In the top three list are also very famous golfer, Tiger Woods. Its presence on the list is not separated from the Woods sex scandal has damaged his family and hurt his image.
Top 10 Most Unpopular U.S. Athletes
1. Lance Armstrong
2. Manti Te'o
3. Tiger Woods
4. Jay Cutler
5. Metta World Peace
6. Alex Rodriguez
7. Michael Vick
8. Kurt Busch
9. Kobe Bryant
10. Tony Romo