The penultimate episode of The Falcon and the Winter Solider dropped on Disney+ today and featured a whole lot of interesting views on the legacy of Captain America. Warning: Spoilers Ahead! After John Walker (Wyatt Russell) used Cap's shield to murder a member of the Flag Smashers, he was stripped of his new title. The shield is now where it belongs, in the hands of Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie), who spent a portion of this episode training with it. While folks are excited that Sam finally appears to be ready to take up the Cap mantle, many are still wondering what happened to Steve Rogers (Chris Evans).
We last saw Old Man Steve at the end of Avengers: Endgame when he gave the shield to Sam, and Sam and Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) keep referring to Steve as being gone. However, there's been no clear indication if "gone" means dead or retired or perhaps just left this timeline altogether. Many fans took to Twitter after the latest episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier to question if Steve is still alive. You can check out some of the posts below...
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Am I the only one totally on the edge of my seat waiting for an answer of if Steve is still alive or not?
Why do they always gotta fiddle around with our heartstrings the way they do?— Ricky Costa (@rickyQcosta) April 10, 2021
saying steve is gone is not helping my delusion of thinking he is still alive #TheFalconAndTheWinterSoldier— jenna (@oswaldaae) April 16, 2021
A Nice Thought
It’s really fun for me to imagine @ChrisEvans’ Steve Rogers growing old in a comfy Indiana cabin, flipping on the news in 2024. He just watches the events of #TheFalconAndTheWinterSoldier play out and thinks “Ahhh, it’s all a part of the journey,” and sips his tea.— Joshwa Walton (@joshwawalton) April 15, 2021