The United States has fallen short in its bid to host the 2022 World Cup, as Qatar has been awarded the tournament.
Russia has won the right to host the 2018 World Cup.
Australia, South Korea and Japan were also bidding on the 2022 World Cup.
Russia beat England and a pair of joint bids from Spain and Portugal and Belgium and the Netherlands for the right to host the 2018 World Cup.
Russia won despite the absence of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Zurich. At the last minute, he declined to make a final pitch for his country.