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In Italy, land of Leonardo’s David and Moses, there is now a statue honoring the death of fictional Iron Man, simply a scene from the top selling movie of all time "Avengers Endgame".

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We’re not crying; you’re crying. After more than ten years of Iron Man and Avengers movies, the character’s time in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has come to an end. As a result, an artist erected the first monument to Iron Man in Italy, honoring the character’s death in Avengers: Endgame. Here’s how artist Daniele Basso and fans worldwide are remembering the fictional Marvel superhero, Tony Stark.

Now, there’s finally a monument to prove it. According to one Twitter user, “the first monument dedicated to Iron Man has been erected in Forte Dei Marmi, Italy, in the year of his death in the cinematic world. The steel and brass statue entitled ‘Man of Steel’ was designed by sculptor Daniele Basso.”

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