Prominent soccer countries have the game embedded in their DNA. This comes from- accessibility, exposure, and inspiration.
The best players in the world are those that understand the game; not the strongest or fastest. Understanding the game stems from culture and exposure.
Any team can play beautifully by following 3 principles.
You don't need to travel 3,000 miles to play at the highest level. Regional competition is sufficient but requires a collective increase in quality of play. More travel does not mean better players.