By Alec Fenn For Mailonline
Published: 22:55 GMT, 14 February 2020 | Updated: 00:27 GMT, 15 February 2020
Football Leaks hacker Rui Pinto - the man who exposed Manchester City's breaking of Financial Fair Play rules - remains in prison awaiting a court case.
Pinto hacked his way into club emails from his Portugal home in 2015 and then passed them on to the media and sparked the investigation into City's finances.
Despite being widely praised by the football world, Pinto was arrested and sent to prison, and will face a trial for 90 different counts of hacking sabotage and fraud.
Football Leaks hacker Rui Pinto is the man who exposed Man City's Financial Fair Play breach
Pinto accessed 70 million documents and 3.4 terabytes of information from numerous clubs
Pinto passed on the information to the media which sparked UEFA's investigation
Pinto was denied an