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

March 25, 2021 3.8k votes 466 voters 69.0k views19 items

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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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    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 Was Able To Learn From His Mistakes And Use The To His Advantage

    From Redditor u/mayonnaisexd_:

    In Avengers: Endgame (2019) Captain America did what Rumlow did in Civil War to disarm himself.

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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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    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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