Tennis players Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka picked up the Laureus Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards on Thursday with football star Mohamed Salah and Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton also recognised.
Jurgen Klopp admitted Liverpool are not playing like a side who "deserve" Champions League football next season after blowing the chance to move into the Premier League's top four with a 1-1 draw against Newcastle United on Saturday.
Liverpool vs Real Madrid: Liverpool will have to overcome a 1-3 deficit against Real Madrid when they host Zinedine Zidane's team at Anfield in the second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals.
Trent Alexander-Arnold's injury time winner ended Liverpool's record run of home defeats to beat Aston Villa 2-1 and move up to fourth in the Premier League on Saturday.
Vinicius Junior scored twice as Real Madrid made Liverpool pay for more defensive errors, a 3-1 win putting them in sight of the Champions League semi-finals.
Real Madrid vs Liverpool: Liverpool travel to Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Liverpool's last clash with Real Madrid ended in painful defeat, with Mohamed Salah's shoulder dislocated by Sergio Ramos dragging him to the ground.
Diogo Jota came off the bench to score twice either side of Mohamed Salah's 26th goal of the season as Liverpool closed to within two points of fourth-placed Chelsea.
Mohamed Salah will play for Egypt at the Olympics and help in the team's quest for their first ever football medal, said Egypt coach Shawky Gharib.
Liverpool face Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-final in April and Mohamed Salah has urged the team to come out of the "tough" situation in the Premier League with Champions League success.
Liverpool eased past RB Leipzig into the Champions League quarter-finals with a 2-0 win in Budapest Wednesday that coach Jurgen Klopp said helps his side put their Premier League problems to one side.
Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane took advantage of defensive errors as Liverpool ran out 2-0 winners against RB Leipzig.
Manchester City ended an 18-year wait to beat Liverpool at Anfield in style with a 4-1 win on Sunday to take a firm grip on the Premier League title race.
Mohamed Salah ended his Premier League goal drought in style as the Egypt star produced two superb finishes to inspire Liverpool's 3-1 win at West Ham on Sunday.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said the players "are really together" as a group even after a crushing loss to Manchester United in FA Cup.
Manchester United reached the FA Cup fifth round thanks to a thrilling 3-2 win over Liverpool on Sunday.
A remarkable 68-game unbeaten run in the league at Anfield came to an end in shock fashion as Burnley became the first visiting side to emerge victorious in nearly four years.
Liverpool have now failed to win in five consecutive Premier League games to slip to fourth in the table, six points behind leaders Manchester United.