Surely they don't mean us? According to the latest figures from the World Health Organisation the level of boozing in the UK is among the 20 highest in the world. In this country, we drink an average of 13.4ltr of pure alcohol a year - that's higher than the European average of 12.2ltr.
The figure is slightly skewed, however, because of the number of people in this country who don't drink any alcohol. But when you take them into consideration (14.4 of US citizens not drinking at all.
How much do you drink?
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