As a badminton player, Yuta Watanabe is highly accomplished and has won numerous accolades in the sport. He has won multiple titles in mixed doubles and men's doubles events, including the gold medal at the 2018 Badminton Asia Championships and the 2018 BWF World Tour Finals.
The collaboration with Li Ning is a testament to Watanabe's success and reputation in the sport, as well as Li Ning's recognition of his talent and potential as a brand ambassador. The Yuta Watanabe x Li Ning shoe line would likely incorporate Li Ning's expertise in badminton footwear design, with Watanabe's personal preferences and needs as a player, to create a high-performance and stylish product.
Yuta Watanabe currently uses Li Ning Ax Force 80 badminton racket and wears Li Ning Gyrfalcon 5 badminton shoes on badminton court.