Current Affairs Global - 31 August 2013

1. German football club Bayern Munich avenged their 2012 Champions League final defeat with a 5-4 penalty shoot-out win over ten-man Chelsea in UEFA Super Cup final held today. The match was 2-2 even after extra time.

2. Famous Irish poet Seamus Heaney passed away recently. He was 74. Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995 "for works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past".