Super Bowl: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Booed During Trophy Presentation

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Roger Goodell, left, congratulations Patriots player Matthew Slater

As the face of the league, Goodell has gained an unpopular reputation with some NFL fans in recent years due to how he handles officiating errors.

In what has become something of a tradition at the Super Bowl, the crowd booed league commissioner Roger Goodell during the postgame presentation of the Vince Lombardi Trophy on Sunday night. 

As the face of the league, Goodell has gained an unpopular reputation with some NFL fans due to how he's handled officiating errors. Most recently, Goodell was held under the microscope for taking too long to address a missed penalty late in the NFC championship game between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints. 

Some fans have still not forgiven him for how he handled the Deflatagate controversy, involving quarterback Tom Brady, in 2015.

In a separate incident, the National Organization for Women called for Goodell to resign from his position following the video of Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice physically abusing his fiancee. The organization cited that the NFL has "lost its way" and has a "violence against women problem."

The sounds of "booing" turned into cheers as the trophy was handed to Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, who beat the Los Angeles Rams by a score of 13-3 at Sunday's game.