I go there to play football and to try to win.
Shaqiri, a Kosovo-Albanian, caused controversy during the World Cup with an eagle gesture goal celebration against Serbia.
Jordan Henderson also missed the Red Star Belgrade game with a tight hamstring and Klopp suggested earlier this week the midfielder would also sit out the visit of Cardiff this weekend.
"I just want to say, "thankyou" for that", said Shaqiri.
And that angered Serbs due to the tensions between Kosovo's Albanian and Serb communities culminated in the Kosovo war of 1998-99.
Klopp hails 'genius' Shaqiri as Reds ease past Red Star Belgrade
Goalkeeper: We don't need to deliberate too much over who will start in goal as Alisson is certain to keep his place over Simon Mignolet as long as the Brazilian global doesn't pick up a late injury ahead of the game.
"He played really well and it was good to see". It only happens if you work hard, if you are in the right space, if your team-mates see you in the right moments and if you make the right runs then you can score. It is a long season and we want to be successful. "But you can not do more than win your own games".
Former Stoke winger Shaqiri was hugely influential, using his passing abilities to pick holes in the Red Star defence from a slightly deeper position than usual.
Salah ended a four-game goal drought with the victor at Huddersfield on Saturday and looked more like his old self in scoring either side of half-time.
Every Liverpool game in Europe this season will be exclusively live on BT Sport. "The present for his birthday was not that he was in the lineup, it was that we played his favourite system with a double-six".
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