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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —Actor Chris Evans has announced that he’s ending his run as Captain America.

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Evans first joined the Marvel cast in 2010.

He has starred in three Captain America films and a number of team-up films.

chris evans tweet captain america Chris Evans Hangs Up Captain America Shield After 8 Years In Marvel Role

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Earlier this year, the 37-year old actor hinted that he was going to hang up the shield soon.

“Get off the train before they push you off,” he told one newspaper.