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Saints fan bonds with Bengals fan after fighting for football (VIDEO)

Bengals fan Christa Barrett, who Jermaine Gresham's TD ball was intended for, reconciled with Saints fan Tony Williams.

The Saints fan who stole a touchdown ball from a Bengals fan met up this week to make peace after becoming famous for a week following their Sunday showcase.

Bengals fan Christa Barrett, who was supposed to get Jermaine Gresham's TD ball but was intercepted by Tony Williams , also appeared on the NFL Network's NFL AM on Tuesday and said she felt "terrible for the guy."

"I don't think he deserves the backlash he's been getting," Barrett said on the show. "I think we both were just fighting for a ball and he won."

Williams told The Times-Picayune this week that "the Mardi Gras instinct kicked in" when he saw the ball in the air and that he was a little hurt by the backlash he's received.

"They're making me out to be a villain," said Williams, who was King Zulu in 2002. "All I did was catch the football. I didn't elbow the lady or anything.

"If you look at the film, I turned away from the lady with my shoulder. But the people are saying I deliberately hit the lady."

As much of a fuss that both fans and media alike made about William's mistreatment of Barrett, it's safe to say she has no ill feeling against him, so why should anyone else?