The New England Patriots announced Monday that they had identified the fan who threw a beer at Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill during Sunday night’s game, saying in a statement that the fan “will be sent a letter of disinvite to all future events at Gillette Stadium.” The fan, reportedly a 21-year-old from Mansfield, Mass., also will be charged with disorderly conduct and throwing an object at a sporting event by the Foxborough Police.

Hill, who caught seven passes for 142 yards and three touchdowns in Kansas City’s 43-40 loss to the Patriots, said after the game that he wasn’t bothered by the ugly response following his last touchdown catch.

“My coach [Andy Reid] told me, ‘Don’t get emotional. Don’t get mad about it because it comes with the territory,’ ” Hill said Sunday night, according to NESN. “I’m not mad at all.”

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But by Monday, Hill said through his agent that he wanted the fan prosecuted.

“That type of behavior is unacceptable,” the agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told ESPN. “Players have to be protected. We want that fan to be prosecuted.”

Rosenhaus and Hill are talking to the NFL and the players association about how to proceed, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The incident occurred late in Sunday’s wild shootout, after Hill caught a 75-yard touchdown pass that allowed the Chiefs to tie the game. First, one fan threw a beer in Hill’s face as his cruising speed carried him out of the end zone and into the padding covering the stands. Several fans with end zone seats then flipped him off.

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(Here’s a video of the incident; both the middle fingers and the beer are clearly visible.)

Hill’s long score came with just more than three minutes left in the game, finishing off a lightning quick Kansas City “drive” consuming 12 seconds and only that one play. The speed of that score wound up helping New England, allowing Tom Brady to eat up the remaining time with run plays and a 39-yard pass to Rob Gronkowski that put the Patriots in field goal range. Stephen Gostkowski’s game-winning kick, from 28 yards, capped a frenetic 30-point fourth quarter, with the Patriots handing the Chiefs their first loss of the season.

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But before that came Hill’s touchdown and the hostile end zone greeting from Patriots fans. That nastiness was caught by NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” cameras, and the moment quickly captured social media conversation.

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“Now if he smacked ... one of you clowns you would be all over social media crying ready to sue him!” former NFL running back Reggie Bush tweeted. “Fans need to chill before somebody get hurt! You don’t have to like the opposing team but you need to show respect or don’t go!”

Nate Burleson, the former NFL wide receiver, had a similar thought.

“What’s sad is if [Hill] hit one of them, he’d be in the wrong,” he tweeted. “This tweet is not to encourage NFL players to respond aggressively to unruly idiots but more of a message to FANS. ... You’re not at the zoo watching animals so show some respect!”

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Others noted that Hill had already been given a single-digit salute two weeks ago during a Monday night game in Denver.

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Football fans, of course, haven’t cornered the market on this kind of behavior. Red Sox reliever Craig Kimbrel was almost hit with a beer can as he exited the bullpen at Yankee Stadium during the American League Division Series last week.

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