WATCH: Crowds React To Patriots Win

Super Bowl 2017: Patriots fans boo Roger Goodell during trophy handoff

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The tension sprang from "Deflategate," a 2-year-old investigation over the alleged deflating of footballs during the 2015 AFC Championship game. Brady served a four-game suspension over the incident to begin the 2016 season.

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Fans got their revenge Sunday, booing as Goodell handed over the Vince Lombardi trophy to Patriots owner Robert Kraft.

"A lot has transpired over the last two years, and I don’t think that needs any explanation," Kraft told fans.

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– The Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this report.

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