While the recently concluded G20 summit in China may have been dubbed as successful by the Chinese authorities and other observers, outsiders may dismiss the 2-day meeting of powerful heads of states as quite uneventful.
Leave it to some Chinese netizens, however, to find something interesting from the rather boring event, according to NetEase (via Shanghaist).
A photo of a beautiful female bodyguard spotted near the car of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi immediately went viral on Chinese social media turning her into an instant online sensation.
Internet users did some quick digging and the mysterious officer was soon identified as Shu Xin, a 25-year-old People’s Liberation Army soldier from Guizhou province.
Upon further investigation by enamored netizens, it was discovered that she was even named as one of the “10 most charming female PLA soldiers,” in 2013. Last weekend, she was one of many Chinese army personnel assigned to protecting delegates during the G20 Summit.
The lovely officer, described as “outgoing and vivacious,” have been quoted as saying that she joined China’s armed forces to serve the country.