Vitorino Hilton da Silva, known as Hilton (born 13 September 1977) is a Brazilian professional footballer who captains and plays as a centre back for French Ligue 1 club Montpellier HSC.
Born in Brasilia, Brazil, Hilton started his professional career in 1996 at Chapecoense and stayed there for three years before moving to Paraná Clube. After one season there, Hilton move to Europe by joining Swiss side Servette. At Servette, Hilton quickly established himself in the first team. Hilton scored his first European goal, in the third round; second leg, in a 3–0 win over Hertha. Sadly, Hilton scored an own goal, in the fourth round; first leg, in a 3–0 loss against Valencia. Throughout his two-season career at Servette, Hilton made 57 appearance and scoring twice in all competition. Hilton scored his first league goal, on 28 September 2003, in a 3–1 win over Zürich. In January transfer window 2004, Hilton joined Ligue 1 side Bastia on six-month loan, which lasted until the end of the season. Hilton played his first game in Ligue 1, on 7 February 2004, in a 1–0 victory over Toulouse. On 1 May 2004, Hilton received a straight red card, in a 4–0 loss against Rennes. Upon return to Servette, Hilton left the club, citing the club's financial problem.