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足 Zú means 'foot'

in words like 足球 zúqiú 足球 zúqiú 'soccer'.
脚 Jiǎo 脚 Jiǎo is more common for 'foot' outside compounds in modern Mandarin.

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跑 Pǎo is 'run'. The sound comes from 包 bāo 包 bāo 'wrap'.

路 Lù is 'road'.  The The sound does not come from 各 gè 'each'!