Robert Downey Jr Calls Retiring from MCU 'Very Sobering'
Robert Downey Jr during Avengers: Infinity War Promotions (Photo Credits: Twitter)

It has been a hard year for Marvel fans who had to let go their favourite MCU character, Tony Stark aka Iron Man played by Robert Downey Jr as he bid adieu to the Marvel universe. Avengers: Endgame left fans teary-eyed as they saw RDJ suit-up for the last time as their favourite superhero. While Marvel fans have been trying hard to deal with the heartbreaking end of Tony Stark, it has been an equally emotional journey for the actor. Recently, Robert Downey Jr opened up about saying goodbye to the iconic character. Robert Downey Jr Honoured with Disney Legend Award at D23 Expo 2019.

Speaking about his and Chris Evans' retirement from the Marvel universe, the Iron Man star mentioned that he's excited to greet other superheroes who will be joining him and Evans in the MCU retirement home. In an interview with Disney Twenty-Three magazine, RDJ said, "We had to get off. We opted to, and knew it was part of the job to get off the bus while it rolled on to other destinations. There's something very sobering about it. I'm glad he and I will be there to welcome others as they retire their jerseys."

Robert Downey Jr has been an integral part of Marvel because it was he who kicked off MCU films by starring in Iron Man in 2008. After wrapping up with its phase 3 with the Avengers and Iron Man films, the studio is now all set to

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roll out more interesting content in phase 4 which includes a stand-alone film for Black Widow, another Doctor Strange film and much more. Robert Downey Jr And Tom Holland's Chill Sesh Pictures With A Caption 'We did it, Mr Stark' Makes Fans Feel Happy And Sad!

Disney's D23 convention which was held recently has been a treat for Marvel fans who got to see the first look posters of their upcoming Black Widow film as well as the Disney Plus series including Wanda Vision and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.