Chris Evans has appeared to bid farewell to the role of Captain America after completing filming on the fourth Avengers movie. The Hollywood star has played the superhero since Captain America: The First Avenger in 2011. He wrote on Twitter: “Officially wrapped on Avengers 4. It was an emotional day to say the least. “Playing this role over the last 8 years has been an honor. “To everyone in front of the camera, behind the camera, and in the audience, thank you for the memories! Eternally grateful.” He has reprised the role numerous times over the years for The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man Homecoming and Avengers: Infinity War, as well as the upcoming untitled Avengers film, due to be released next year. Evans, 37, has previously indicated he was planning on bidding farewell to the character, telling the New York Times: “You want to get off the train before they push you off.” Download our all-new mobile app to get the latest news, sport and what’s on. Click here for iPhone and here for Android Looking for an older story? Search our archives Search for jobs, motors and property, or place an advert or family notice here.