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    Is Steve Rogers Dead? What Happens To MCU’s Captain America?

    Avengers: Endgame‘ left fans wondering about the fate of Steve Rogers, who is also known as Captain America. The beloved character, played by Chris Evans, has been a regular of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) since his introduction in 2011’s ‘Captain America: The First Avenger‘ in Phase 1.

    There were many fans who hoped for a return of the superhero, however, it appears that his story has come to a close. Let us take a nose dive into what the end of Steve Roger’s storyline could mean for the MCU.

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    Steve Rogers’ Final Moments

    In Endgame, Steve Rogers travels back in time to return the Infinity Stones to their rightful places in the timeline. However, when he is done with his responsibility instead of returning to the present, he decides to stay in the past to live a full life with his long-lost love Peggy Carter.

    The present-day Avengers find an elderly Steve Rogers sitting on a bench in the present. It is heavily implied that he passed on the mantle of Captain America to Sam Wilson, who is also known as Falcon. He receives Captain America’s shield in the final moments of the film and even Steve Roger’s oldest friend, Bucky aka The Winter Soldier agrees with this decision.

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    What’s Next For Captain America?

    The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,’ a Disney+ series explores what happens as Sam Wilson takes on the mantle of Captain America. The show sees Wilson grappling with the weight of the shield and its responsibilities along with the legacy of Steve Rogers. He also faces new threats to the world and teams up with Bucky Barnes to help defeat them.

    The series has already received critical acclaim for its portrayal of complex themes and characters. It also acts as a social commentary on the rising racism and bigotry in America and all over the world. The show is Marvel’s promise of a fitting continuation of the Captain America story. While Steve Rogers may no longer be part of the MCU, his legacy lives on in the form of the new Captain America.

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