Celebrity Culture: Ninja Discusses Professional Gaming & adidas Deal on ‘Sneaker Shopping’

Celebrity Culture: Ninja Discusses Professional Gaming & adidas Deal on ‘Sneaker Shopping’

Celebrity Culture:

Professional gamer Ninja is the latest celebrity to grace Joe La Puma’s Sneaker Shopping series.

Hitting up Notre in Chicago, Ninja discusses everything from being a professional gamer, playing soccer as a kid, how sneakers have become a large part of gaming culture, and his recent partnership with adidas.

The eight-minute clip kicks off with Ninja detailing his appreciation for legendary running back Barry Sanders and basketball star Michael Jordan. After touching upon Jordan’s impact on the city of Chicago, the pro-gamer shared what sneakers he likes to flex in, along with detailing the various celebrities he’s gamed against. Additionally, Ninja shares his thoughts on his adidas deal and what it’s like joining a roster comprised with the likes of Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Beyoncé, and more. Check it all out above.

In case you’ve missed it, catch up on our feature: “Inside the Race to Monetize Esports Apparel.”

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