A professional footballer from Peru, Amilton Prado specializes in playing as a defender. Prado made his entry into professional football with Coronel Bolognesi in the Peruvian league. As a member of the first team squad, Prado was now a professional however, he never got onto the pitch in the team colours, moving out to Sporting Cristal in 1999 – 2000.
The following season, still looking for a regular playing spot, Prado moved to Sporting Coopsol where he spent another season on the bench. Determined to win a starting spot, Prado opted to go out on loan, first, to Alianza Lima in 2004. At the end of the season, he returned to Coopsol only to be sent back on loan, this time to Sport Boys for the 2003 season.
With Sport Boys, Prado got his opportunity to play, albeit as a substitute, playing 17 games while getting his first two goals at the professional level. For the remainder of the season, Prado was sent out on loan to Alianza Lima where he played 11 goalless games till the end of the season.
Prado moved to Sporting Cristal at the beginning of the 2004 season and soon played his way into the team with hard work & determination. Between 2004 and 2009, Prado became one of the most important players in the Sporting Cristal setup, playing over 210 games with 7 goals to his name.
His performance got him into the Peruvian national team as well, making his debut in 2006.
In 2010, Prado moved to Alianza Lima where he will be required to hold the defense together with his calming influence at the back.
At the international level, Prado has been a regular feature for the Peruvian national team, playing almost 30 games for the side since 2006.