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19 Character Details About Captain America You Missed The First Time Around

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Vote up the details about Captain America you missed while watching the MCU.

Chris Evans' Captain America is, without question, one of the most beloved superheroes in modern times. While this is mostly due to Evans' performance, filmmakers, scriptwriters, costumers, and prop masters absolutely deserve credit where credit is due for bringing the Star-Spangled Man to life on the big screen. The attention to detail in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is unparalleled and the payoff keeps us coming back for more, with rewatch after rewatch.

This is a collection of small details about the character of Captain America in the MCU. Vote up the details you missed while watching the MCU!

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    In 'Endgame', Cap Tightens His Shield For A Reason

    In 'Endgame', Cap Tightens His Shield For A Reason
    Photo: Avengers: Endgame / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

    From Redditor u/SomeUsernameExcuse:

    In Avengers: Endgame (2019) when Captain America readjusts his shield, he makes a large grunt from pain. Turns out he’s using the shield to hold his forearm muscle in place because it got badly sliced in the 1-on-1 fight with Thanos.

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    Steve Finally Has A Drinking Buddy In Thor

    From Redditor u/Campbell_Beans:

    In Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Thor gives Captain America Asgardian liqueur without question because as mentioned in The First Avenger (2011), his super soldier serum prevents him from getting drunk.

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    Steve Was Born On Independence Day

    Steve Was Born On Independence Day
    Photo: Captain America: The First Avenger / Paramount Pictures

    Captain America is, fittingly, born on the Fourth of July, as seen in Captain America: The First Avenger!

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    Steve Carries The Lessons Of The 1940s WIth Him Every Day

    From Redditor u/HellotoHorse:

    In Captain America: The Winter Solider (2014) while Steve Rogers is giving his speech over the PA system he calls back to the price of freedom news reel, from Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).

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    Cap's Changed His Suit In The Opening Of 'Endgame' To His Favorite

    From Redditor u/MaxReb0:

    In the opening to Avengers: Endgame (2019), Captain America reverts to his S.H.I.E.L.D. designed suit when confronting Thanos, as a direct result of his more recent, Stark-designed suit being damaged before and during Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

    This costume change was also inspired by actor Chris Evans, who has stated that the stealth suit from Winter Soldier was his favorite costume.

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    Steve's Disguise In 'Endgame' Is A Nod To Another Captain America

    Steve's Disguise In 'Endgame' Is A Nod To Another Captain America
    Photo: Avengers: Endgame / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

    From Redditor u/Elbeeb:

    In Endgame we see Cap wearing a uniform belonging to Captain Roscoe. This is a reference to Roscoe Simons, who wore the mantle of Captain America while Cap was Nomad in the comics.