Martin Castrogiovanni: Racing prop suspended over Las Vegas photos

Martin Castrogiovanni (centre) lines up with his Italy team-mates
Martin Castrogiovanni, a former Leicester player, has made 119 appearances for Italy

Italy prop Martin Castrogiovanni has been suspended by his club after he was pictured in Las Vegas last weekend.

The 34-year-old told Racing 92 he could not play in Sunday's Champions Cup semi-final with Leicester as he had to attend to a family matter in Argentina.

But he was pictured in the United States socialisingexternal-link with members of French football club Paris St-Germain.

In a statement,external-link Racing said the suspension is a "precautionary measure prior to launching legal proceedings".

In Castrogiovanni's absence, the Parisian side beat Leicester 19-16 and will meet Saracens in the final on 14 May.

Martin Castrogiovanni (second from left) with PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (third from right) was one of the PSG players with Martin Castrogiovanni in Las Vegas

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