At the 1946 Central American and Caribbean Games at Barranquilla, Colombia, defender Pedro Matrona came on as a substitute in the match against Puerto Rico when CuraÃ§ao established their record win, 14-0 and went on to take the bronze medal. He competed in the 1948 CCCF (ConfederaciÃ³n Centroamericana y del Caribe de FÃºtbol) Championship in Guatelama, and two years later won a gold medal at the Central American and Caribbean Games, also in Guatemala. After playing three matches in the 1953 CCCF Championship he went on to win a bronze medal at the 1955 Pan American Games, the only time CuraÃ§ao entered the competition. In 1957 he represented CuraÃ§ao in three World Cup qualifying matches and also represented his country in the CCCF Championship on home soil in Willemstad. The last of his 32 international caps was in a 3-2 defeat by Denmark in Ã
rhus in 1958.