Roger Goodell gets booed mercilessly by Super Bowl crowd before Robert Kraft takes shot at him


The New England Patriots are Super Bowl 51 champions after mounting an historic comeback to beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-27 in overtime.

During the Lombardi trophy celebration, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was booed mercilessly by New England fans while he attempted to congratulate Patriots owner Robert Kraft on the victory. You could barely hear Goodell through the chorus of boos.

RELATED: Big moments from Super Bowl LI

Then, after Kraft accepted the trophy, he took a clear shot at Goodell and the NFL for its handling of Deflategate.

"A lot has transpired over the last two years," Kraft said. "And I don't think that needs any explanation."

RELATED: 2016 New England Patriots

PointAfter Graphiq

And in case you needed some symbolism, as Kraft takes his shot at Goodell, you can see Goodell in the background, walking off the podium.

NOW WATCH: What Tom Brady eats to play pro football at 39 years old

See Also: