Originally Posted by whiterabbit
Spain Has a foreign legion too.
Spain never had a foreign legion, foreign citizens CAN join the military in Spain, but must be residents.
Spain's foreign legion is just a mistranslation from Spanish to English. In Spanish Foreign can also mean 'another land' so The Spanish Foreign Legion really means "the Legion for another land" (in other words, these guys are ready to be deployed to a foreign place for combat)